What is a Developmental Disability for Purposes of Giving Witness Cautionary Instruction (CC 331)?
November 20th, 2018
Pursuant to PC 1127g, CC 331 provides specific guidance on evaluating the testimony of persons with “developmental, cognitive, or mental disability.” However, the statutory language does not define the terms “developmental disability” or “cognitive, mental, or communication impairment.” In such cases it is appropriate to look to the legislative history for guidance. In so […]
Tags: Cautionary and Limiting Instructions, CC 331