Sixth Amendment Not Violated in Rape Case When Expert Introduces Hearsay That Supports Conviction.

The Sixth Amendment right to confront a witness is a right that is not always interpreted literally.  After all, sometimes such a witness is unavailable.  Sometimes, the testimony of such a witness is incorporated into the testimony of another witness. However, such exceptions to the right are viewed carefully and, we hope, strictly.  The following case involving DNA evidene in a rape case strains this right, allowing a conviction.  Click on the following link to read about this.

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