Tag Archive | Confrontation Clause

DEL. SHANNON RAISES A IRRELEVANT ISSUE WITH 2007 DWI BILL – SPECIAL SESSION STILL NECESSARY!

I now understand that the Democratic candidate for Attorney General seeks to accuse Sen. Cuccinelli of not supporting his breath test bill and thus heading off this legal system crisis caused by the Melendez-Diaz decision. The Jaded JD does a nice job of answering many objections at his blog entry on this matter. But I […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Not enough to prosecute?

Supreme Court Ruling May Legalize Small Amounts Of Drugs

The Supreme Court made a ruling last month that has prosecutors everywhere trying to figure out what to do. In the case of Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, SCOTUS ruled that that the accused has the right to face their accuser. In this case, the Lab Technicians. Elwood “Sandy” Sanders wrote a guest blog which was published […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Guest Blog – Supreme Court Ruling Makes Virginia Lab Evidence Law Invalid

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday effectively struck down the Commonwealth of Virginia’s criminal lab report statute as violative of the Confrontation Clause of the Sixth Amendment. The case not from Virginia, Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, held that lab reports cannot be admitted against a defendant but rather the actual lab examiner has […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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