2020 Code of Alabama
Title 36 - Public Officers and Employees.
Chapter 11 - Impeachment.
Section 36-11-20 - Amendments Allowed in Trial of Case; Matters as to Which Evidence May Be Introduced.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 36-11-20 (2020)

Section 36-11-20

Amendments allowed in trial of case; matters as to which evidence may be introduced.

In all cases instituted under the provisions of this chapter, any and all amendments necessary to a trial of the case upon its merits shall be allowed. Witnesses may testify to any facts or circumstances within their knowledge which may show or tend to show that the accused has been guilty of any of the offenses or delinquencies charged against him or is incompetent, as the case may be; and, in like manner, the accused must have a similar right to introduce like evidence to show that he has not been guilty of the offenses or delinquencies charged against him or that he is not incompetent, as the case may be.

(Code 1876, §4064; Code 1886, §4836; Code 1896, §4883; Code 1907, §7121; Code 1923, §4516; Code 1940, T. 41, §197.)

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