Wanda is a prosecutor. she has presented her case and is now waiting for the defense to present the opposing side. after questioning the defense’s witnesses for a second time, wanda plans to bring in additional witnesses to provide testimony that contradicts the defense’s evidence and witnesses. at which step can wanda take such an action?
The awnser is During the rebuttal phase
A rebuttal witness is called to prove that the evidence produced by the defendant is false. His testimony must be substantive and related to the evidence produced by the defendant. During rebuttal, the prosecution or plaintiff must not introduce any new evidence that they could have produced during the case in chief.