Hall, John E.; Scott Henwood, W.
October 2011
Mercer Law Review;Fall2011, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p153
Academic Journal
The article presents a survey of Georgia cases and legislation involving evidence law. The Georgia General Assembly decided to model its evidentiary code after the U.S. Federal Rules of Evidence. Georgia's version of the Best Evidence rule, which is codified in § 24-5-4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, is also examined. The case of Baptiste v. State dealt with duplicate original affidavits. The improper admission of character evidence was addressed in the case of Boring v. State.


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