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" A person who has been convicted of a crime or misdemeanor is. notwithstanding, a competent witness in a civil or criminal action or special proceeding: but the conviction may be proved, for the purpose of affecting the weight of his testimony... "
The Attorney General's Survey of Release Procedures ...: Digest of federal ... - Page 590
by United States. Department of Justice - 1939
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The Civil Practice Manual of the State of New York, Containing Civil ...

New York (State) - 1920 - 1210 pages
...convicted of a crime is, notwithstanding, a competent witness in an action or special proceeding ; but the conviction may be proved, for the purpose of affecting...record, or by his cross-examination, upon which he must answer any question relevant to that inquiry; and the party cross-examining him is not concluded,...
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Parsons' Practice Manual of the State of New York

1921 - 1502 pages
...convicted of a crime is, notwithstanding, a competent witness in an action or special proceeding: but the conviction may be proved, for the purpose of affecting...record, or by his cross-examination, upon which he must answer any question relevant to that inquiry; and the party cross-examining him is not concluded,...
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Clevenger's Supreme Court Practice: Being Civil Practice Act and Rules of ...

New York (State). - 1921 - 904 pages
...convicted of a crime is, notwithstanding, a competent witness in an action or special proceeding; but the conviction may be proved, for the purpose of affecting...record, or by his cross-examination, upon which he must answer any question relevant to that inquiry; and the party-crossexamining him is not concluded,...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 206

1922 - 1150 pages
...relating to cross-examination of other witnesses." And section 2290 reads: "Every person convicted of a crime shall be a competent witness in any civil or...the weight of his testimony, either by the record thereof, or a copy of such record duly authenticated by the legal custodian thereof, or by other competent...
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Parsons' Practice Manual of the State of New York

1922 - 1482 pages
...convicted of a crime is, notwithstanding, a competent witness in an action or special proceeding; but the conviction may be proved, for the purpose of affecting...record, or by his cross-examination, upon which he must answer any question relevant to that inquiry; and the party cross-examining him is not concluded,...
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Clevenger's New York Practice, Being Civil Practice Act, Rules of Civil ...

New York (State) - 1922 - 2040 pages
...convicted of a crime is, notwithstanding, a competent witness in an action or special proceeding; but the conviction may be proved, for the purpose of affecting...record, or by his cross-examination, upon which he must answer any question relevant to that inquiry; and the party-crossexamining him is not concluded,...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 60

Montana. Supreme Court - 1922 - 764 pages
...provision of section 8907, Revised Codes, to the effect that the conviction of a person of any offense may be proved for the purpose of affecting the weight of his testimony, refers to conviction for a felony, and that therefore refusal to permit crossexamination of a witness...
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Penal Law and the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of New York: With ...

New York (State) - 1927 - 1276 pages
...crime is, nobwithstanding, a competent witness, in any cause or proceeding, civil or criminal, but the conviction may be proved for the purpose of affecting...either by the record, or by his cross-examination, upon whicn ne must answer any proper question relevant to that inquiry and the party cross-examining is...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 78

1914 - 554 pages
...fact that some years prior to the trial plaintiff had been convicted, was permitted under said section "for the purpose of affecting the weight of his testimony, either by the record or by cross-examination, to prove that fact." Defendant might have produced the record of plaintiff's conviction,...
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Clevenger's Practice Manual of New York

1927 - 2176 pages
...support wife who made her pregnancy an issue (City of NY 124 Mis 800. 210 NYS ЗЗБ). 8 349-360 235 the weight of his testimony, either by the record, or by his cross-examination, which he must answer any question relevant to that inquiry; and the party crossexamining him is not...
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