The Right to Confront Witnesses

Ensure that testimony and evidence is reliable.
The right to confront witnesses allows accused person to defend themselves and challenge the government’s version of events in a criminal case. Through a courtroom procedure called cross-examination, the defense can make sure that the information given to the judge and jury isn’t one-sided.

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Veil-Wearing Witness’s Religious Concerns Trump Public Trial Rights

Tyreese Copper was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. (This comes from Commonwealth v. Copper, which was decided in.
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Neil Gorsuch and Sonia Sotomayor Have Started Teaming Up to Protect Criminal Defendants

Dissent in case from 2018 Sotomayer and Gorsuch- lab tech not made available to testify and instead sent someone who.
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We’ve taken the “First Step” to reform our criminal justice system. What’s next?

Last night, I had the honor of moderating an important conversation on an issue that I’m passionate about – criminal.
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Ramos v. Louisana – chosen for fall term SCT

Justices grant four new cases (Corrected) The Supreme Court issued orders from last week’s private conference. The justices added four new cases.
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Justices Strengthen Right to Confront Witnesses
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Justices Strengthen Right to Confront Witnesses

The Supreme Court overturned an assault conviction from Washington State today as it broadened and sharpened a defendant’s constitutional right.
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Justices Strengthen Right to Confront Witnesses
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