Forensics: The Confrontation Clause: Can the Sixth Amendment Protect Defendants from Junk Science?

A defendant appeals claiming his right to cross-examine a prosecution’s DNA expert was denied at trial. Amazing how simple this sounds in theory. DAs, however, often get around defendants’ Constitutional protections. Then the judge won’t pay for a defense expert to do an independent analysis. This needs to change.

Can the Sixth Amendment Protect Defendants from Junk Science? | The Crime Report
— Read on thecrimereport.org/2020/11/23/can-the-sixth-amendment-protect-defendants-from-junk-science/

About csidds

Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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