Archive | October 7th, 2012

Analysis: Sixth Amendment ruling sets no precedent

October 7, 2012


In a case from Harrison County, the Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled on the right of a defendant to confront his accusers — a basic right in the U.S. Constitution. Robert Jenkins wanted to question the analyst who tested the illegal drugs he was accused of possessing. Instead, prosecutors put on the stand a laboratory […]

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