Evidence of a prior acquittal...falls under 403

A followup to the recent SC Court of Appeals case: defendant was tried for larceny and burglary. He was acquitted on the larceny and hung on burglary. At the second trial, the defense wanted to introduce evidence of the acquittal of larceny. The trial court used his discretion under 403 to keep that evidence out because it would be too confusing and had little probative value:



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