2017 (Remedial Law) Bar Exam Questions: Question 15

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In an attempt to discredit and impeach a Prosecution witness in a homicide case, the defense counsel called to the stand a person who had been the boyhood friend and next-door neighbor of the Prosecution witness for 30 years. One question that the defense counsel asked of the impeaching witness was: “Can you tell this Honorable Court about the general reputation of the prosecution witness in your community for aggressiveness and violent tendencies?”

Would you, as the trial prosecutor, interpose your objection to the question of the defense counsel? Explain your answer. (4%)

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