Certification was improvidently granted on the issue of whether the Appellate Court properly determined that the admission of a protective order issued against the defendant, as impeachment evidence, constituted harmless error. Following a jury trial, Donald Gallo was convicted on counts of assault of public safety personnel and interfering with a peace officer. The Appellate Court affirmed the conviction. The Supreme Court granted the defendant's petition for certification to appeal from the Appellate Court's judgment on the issue of whether the Appellate Court properly determined that the admission of a protective order issued against the defendant, as impeachment evidence, constituted harmless error. After examining the record on appeal and considering the briefs and oral arguments of the parties, the Supreme Court dismissed the appeal, determining that certification was improvidently granted.

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