California, United States of America
The following excerpt is from People v. Pulido, C062590 (Cal. App. 2011):
related to shots being fired from his car, the defense would have had to call at least two police officers, the officer who was involved in the chase, and the officer who was involved in Dalaza's arrest. The People undoubtedly would have cross-examined those witnesses and potentially presented evidence of their own. Moreover, the jury would have had to be instructed as to the limited use of such evidence. (Evid. Code, 1101.) On this record, the trial court reasonably could conclude the presentation of such evidence would consume an undue amount of time without adding significant probative value. (See People v. Brown, supra, 31 Cal.4th at pp. 545-546.)
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