Example -Inadmissible. Criminal conviction of co-worker for state misdemeanor of “accosting” was properly excluded in sexual harassment case because of danger of confusion. The statute was applicable to conduct that would fall short of sexual harassment.
Example - Inadmissible. “Military specifications [for forklifts] would appear to carry the imprimatur of government sanction, and might therefore resemble in the jury’s mind something akin to actual regulations might have been put at issue by introducing the specifications themselves, resulting in confusion of the issues for the jury as well as in an unnecessary waste of the courts time.”