First DCA addresses prior felony impeachment.

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Stallworth v. State, 36 Fla. L. Weekly D278 (Fla. 1st DCA, Feb 7, 2011): Defense appeal of state questioning of witness regarding prior convictions, conviction reversed – State asked defense witness if he had ever been convicted of felony/crime of dishonesty and how many times.  Witness answered “Numerous times” and when asked if eight times sounded right, witness answered “it could be right.”  The court explains the error to allow the state to “question” witness on all convictions and that proper procedure would be to introduce the certified dispositions.

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