State v. Joyce

Decision Date18 September 1997
Citation243 Conn. 904,701 A.2d 336
PartiesSTATE of Connecticut v. David JOYCE.
CourtConnecticut Supreme Court

Kent Drager, Senior Assistant Public Defender, in support of the petition.

Frederick W. Fawcett, Assistant State's Attorney, in opposition.

The defendant's petition for certification for appeal from the Appellate Court, 45 Conn.App. 390, 696 A.2d 993 (AC 15603), is granted, limited to the following issue:

"Did the Appellate Court properly conclude that the trial court's unconstitutional restriction of the defendant's right to present evidence of a state witness' bias against him was harmless beyond a reasonable doubt?"

The Supreme Court docket number is SC 15767.

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  • State v. Albert
    • United States
    • Connecticut Court of Appeals
    • October 13, 1998
    ...a matter of right and may not be unduly restricted.... State v. Joyce, 45 Conn. App. 390, 397-98, 696 A.2d 993, cert. granted, 243 Conn. 904, 701 A.2d 336 (1997)." (Internal quotation marks omitted.) State v. Santiago, 48 Conn. App. 19, 24, 708 A.2d 969, cert. denied, 245 Conn. 901, 719 A.2......

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