Confrontation Clause of Sixth Amendment Not Violated When DNA Evidence is Admitted

The Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, applicable to the states through the Tenth Amendment, generally provides that all persons have the right to face their accuser.  There certainly are exceptions to this, i.e. when the accuser dies or is otherwise unavailable and the accuser’s claims are reliable in some way.  What about the right to cross-examine someone who examines DNA evidence?  If the accused cannot cross-examine the analysis, is the Sixth Amendment violated?  Click on the following link to read about this.

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