@GOOD Asks: Should a Defendant’s Previous Convictions Be Made Known in the Course of a Trial? The Communtiy Answers

Yesterday on Twitter and Facebook, we asked our friends: Should a defendant’s previous convictions be made known in the course of a trial? Why or why not?

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Here's a sampling of responses from our Twitter followers:

And here is what our Facebook buddies had to say:

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