California Code, Evidence Code - EVID § 770

Unless the interests of justice otherwise require, extrinsic evidence of a statement made by a witness that is inconsistent with any part of his testimony at the hearing shall be excluded unless:

(a) The witness was so examined while testifying as to give him an opportunity to explain or to deny the statement;  or

(b) The witness has not been excused from giving further testimony in the action.


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