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CALCRIM Instruction on Adoptive Admissions Not Required Sua Sponte
March 28th, 2020

The trial court was not under a sua sponte duty to give the jury adoptive admission instructions (CALJIC 2.71.5 or CALCRIM 357).  The jury was given the standard instruction on admissions in general (CALJIC 2.71; see also CALCRIM 358).  When paired with court’s oral admonitions that the recorded statement was “only to be considered” with […]

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