Prosecutor’s Gang Expert Testimony Is Hearsay – Reversal

It is not uncommon for gang experts to offer testimony that exceeds the scope of describing what activities are gang activities and how gangs behave in general.  Sometimes, the expert will offer percipient witness testimony about the defendant in a case and it may even be based on what someone else told him, which would be classic, textbook hearsay.  Is this testimony admissible?  Click on the following link to read about a case where this took place and how its admissibility was decided.

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