Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Winfred D. v. Michelin North America (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 8, 2008)

Bigamy? I'm not even sure that's a crime anymore.

But if you decide to introduce evidence of it to impeach the plaintiff in a closely-contested civil case, it nonetheless remains grounds for a reversal of the judgment in favor of the defendant.

Lesson: When you ask the Court to introduce inflammatory evidence, be careful what you wish for.