Thursday, June 23, 2011
Supreme Court bolsters cross-examination right…
Washington Post

...in decision on crime lab reports

The Supreme Court says that the lab analyst who testifies at a criminal trial must be the one who performed or witnessed the lab tests in question, the latest decision bolstering the constitutional requirement that defendants be able to confront witnesses against them.

In a 5-4 decision Thursday, the court ruled in favor of a New Mexico man convicted of drunken driving who objected when the lab analyst who testified about lab tests had no role in performing them.

Sammy 12:35 PM | (0) Comments | Email this post | Permalink
Page 1 of 1 pages

-ADVERTISMENT-
Slideshow image
-ADVERTISMENT-
Anyone interested in ad space, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Blog Stats
Registered members: 11238
Number of posts: 58966
Number of Comments: 73751
Last: 07/24/2014 03:02 pm
Guests online: 84


Members logged on:
Delusional Duck Feeds
RSS 2.0 RSS 2.0
Atom Feed Atom
Twitter Feed Follow us on Twitter
Facebook Icon Follow us on Facebook

Delusional Duck has been visited 27892379 times. Thanks for supporting us.

Copyright © 2003-2013, Delusional Duck®, All rights reserved. Delusional Duck® is a Registered Trademark.
Comment Policy | Terms of Use | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Home | Discussion Forums