Supreme Court Pulls Back on the Crawford Line of Cases

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This past week, a splintered Supreme Court authorized the use of laboratory reports

during a trial without allowing the defendant an opportunity to cross-examine the technicians who created the reports, straying from recent rulings that broadly interpreted the Sixth Amendment "right of confrontation” in favor of Defendants in similar cases.

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