California Code, Evidence Code - EVID § 1162

Evidence that a victim of, or a witness to, extortion as defined in Section 519 of the Penal Code , stalking as defined in Section 646.9 of the Penal Code , or a violent felony as defined in Section 667.5 of the Penal Code , has engaged in an act of prostitution at or around the time he or she was the victim of or witness to the crime is inadmissible in a separate prosecution of that victim or witness to prove his or her criminal liability for the act of prostitution.


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