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Unformatted text preview: barring ultimate facts from the mouth of the witness when it comes to mental states, not just legal conclusions....hence, under 704 (b), now the psychiatrist may not say (the d is capable of appreciating wrongfulness in a particular sense), can only describe it in general sense (people with this disease can appreciate wrongfulness of their conduct) can't apply medical knowledge to THIS individual. TEXAS DOES NOT HAVE THIS RULE! Can say: She did or did not appreciate the wrongfulness (can't use legal terms insane or not insane) but can apply facts to her particular case. Chapter Six: Authentication and Identification
Authentication and Identification Article IX Authentication and Identification [FRE 901-903]
FRE 901: Requirement of Authentication and Identifications General Provision. The requirement of authentication or identification as a condition precedent to admissibility is satisfied by evidence sufficient to support a finding that the matter in question is what the proponent claims.
Note: Authentication or identificat...
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