Author Archives: William Padmore

Bill in Committee Would Scrutinize Innate Testimony

Bill in Committee Would Scrutinize Innate Testimony

Jailhouse testimony would be greatly scrutinized under a new legislative proposal. The bill would essentially do two things: It would require specific jailhouse witness evidence, such as benefits for testimony, be disclosed to the defense in a timely manner. It would require a pre-trial reliability hearing for judges to screen out obviously unreliable testimony. Christy…Read more »