Monthly Archives: August 2012

Muni-mail: DV testimony now admissible in Criminal Trials – State v. Duprey

 [08/01/12 – 10:27 am] This morning, in a case captioned State v. Duprey, the Appellate Division ruled that testimony from either a complainant or defendant in a domestic violence case heard in Family Court can now be used for impeachment purposes in a subsequent criminal trial in the law Division. A statute barring the use of such testimony was deemed to be improper on confrontation clause grounds.

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