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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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Tom White Says:

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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