testimonial evidence

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Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts (07-591)

Oral argument: Nov. 10, 2008

Appealed from: Appeals Court of Massachusetts (July 31, 2007)

CONFRONTATION CLAUSE, SIXTH AMENDMENT, CRAWFORD v. WASHINGTON, DRUG...
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Overview

The Sixth Amendment provides that a person accused of a crime has the right to confront a witness against him or her in a criminal action. This includes the right to be present at the trial (which is guaranteed by the Federal Rules of Criminal...