State v. Saia

In State v. Saia, 172 Conn. 37, 46, 372 A.2d 144 (1976), the Court held that we have no inflexible rule regarding the necessity of calling the attention of a witness to his prior inconsistent statement before offering extrinsic evidence about it. Rather, "the trial court is vested with a liberal discretion as to how the inquiry should be conducted in any given case." Id.