Monday, January 11, 2010

The Right to Confront Witnesses

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/11/opinion/11mon2.html

"Just last June, the Supreme Court decided that when prosecutors rely on lab reports they must call the experts who prepared them to testify. It was an important ruling, based on a defendant’s right to be confronted with witnesses against him, but the court is about to revisit it. The justices should reaffirm that the Sixth Amendment requires prosecutors to call the lab analysts whose work they rely on."
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