CaseGALEN SHIFFLETT v. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
(Record Number 140273)
FromThe Court of Appeals of Virginia.
CounselW. Andrew Harding (W. Andrew Harding, PLC) for appellant.
Susan Mozley Harris (Office of the Attorney General) for appellee.
Assignment of Error
- The Court of Appeals erred when it upheld the ruling of the trial court permitting cross examination of the defendant over the nature of a prior felony conviction.
Assignment of Cross-Error
- The Court of Appeals erred in failing to expressly hold that Shifflett could have been properly impeached under Code § 19.2-269 by naming his prior suborning perjury conviction.