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2.4-6 Admissions from Superseded Pleadings

Revised to January 1, 2008

You have heard that <identify the party> at one time while this case was pending made certain statements in <identify the pleading> but amended in later pleadings.  In making statements in pleadings, parties are supposed to make only those statements they believe are true at the time they make them.  You may consider as evidence the fact that the statement was made, but in deciding what weight or effect to give the making of the statement in the pleading, you may also consider any explanations given as to the circumstances for making it or the circumstances that led to amending it.

Authority

Danko v. Redway Enterprises, Inc., 254 Conn. 369, 374-76 (2000); Nationwide Mutual Ins. Co. v. Allen, 83 Conn. App. 526, 542, cert. denied, 271 Conn. 907 (2004).
 


 

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