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Title VII
EVIDENCE
Chapter 90
EVIDENCE CODE
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F.S. 90.405
90.405 Methods of proving character.
(1) REPUTATION.When evidence of the character of a person or of a trait of that person’s character is admissible, proof may be made by testimony about that person’s reputation.
(2) SPECIFIC INSTANCES OF CONDUCT.When character or a trait of character of a person is an essential element of a charge, claim, or defense, proof may be made of specific instances of that person’s conduct.
History.s. 1, ch. 76-237; s. 1, ch. 77-77; ss. 7, 22, ch. 78-361; ss. 1, 2, ch. 78-379; s. 474, ch. 95-147.