Court Violates Murder Defendant’s Right to Cross-Examine Expert By Admitting Opinion Without Expert Testifying.

The Sixth Amendment right to confront witnesses is the right to ask that witness questions, face to face.  It allows one to see facial expressions, listen to pauses in the voice, evaluate confidence and anxiety.  However, courts have authorized certain exceptions to this general rule under certain circumstances. Click on the link that follows to read about a judge that went too far in denying a murder defendant the right to cross-examine a witness –

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