Can the judge rule out a witness (because they will not produce the 2nd witness that is on the dashcam video footage)? Or is there a law in FL that all witnesses must take the stand that were on the scene of the incident that took place? I got arrested for a DUI but was not drinking and driving at all. Wasn't even in or around my vehicle at the time I got accused of the DUI. There was a passenger in the cop car and the state is making my girlfriend try to testify against me but will not produce the 2nd witness (female in passenger of cop car). What advice do you have for me? The case has been ongoing for a year.
This is not a Civil Rights issue. It is a DUI/DWI issue, so I moved it over there so more DUI/DWI lawyers will see it.
Although I have not been present during any part of the year you say this case has been going on, my many years of civil trial experience tells me that there is some good reason why the judge refused to allow a witness that you tried to compel to testify. As your DUI lawyer must have told you, there is no law or rule requiring judges to allow any witness, much less all the witnesses.
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