Interplay between MRE 609 and 608

Here is a good case offered by Prof. Colin Miller, Under Construction: Ninth Circuit Resolves Interplay Between Rules Of Evidence 608 And 609, 17 May 2009.

As the 9th and Professor Miller note this was a close issue.

And here is another treatment of the case at FederalEvidence.blog,“Collateral Details” Of The Defendant’s Prior Conviction Results In Reversal.