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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
- Chapter 66. Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
- Section 230. Inference From Claim of Privilege; Instruction.
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AS 18.66.230. Inference From Claim of Privilege; Instruction.
- (a) The claim of a privilege under AS 18.66.200
, whether in a present proceeding or upon a prior occasion, is not a proper subject of comment by a judge, hearing
officer, legislator, or counsel. An inference may not be drawn from the claim of privilege.
- (b) In jury cases, proceedings shall be conducted, to the extent practicable, so as to facilitate the making of a claim of
privilege under AS 18.66.200
without the knowledge of the jury.
- (c) Upon request, a party against whom a jury might draw an adverse inference from a claim of privilege under AS 18.66.200
is entitled to an instruction that an inference may not be drawn from the claim of privilege.
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