Opening the Door on Character Evidence (Evidence Code 1102(a))?

As the reader of this blog may be aware, character evidence is generally inadmissible to prove conduct on a specific instance. It can also be inadmissible, especially if negative, as unduly prejudicial and having little probative value. However, the party against whom such evidence is sought to be introduced can “open the door” on such evidence and thereby impliedly consent to its introduction or waive any objection to its introduction. How does this happen? To read about this, please click on the following link –

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