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John Castellano On Williams v. Illinois: Supreme Court to Decide Admissibility Under Confrontation Clause of Expert Testimony of DNA Results
Posted on 22 Nov 2011 by John M. Castellano

In Williams v. Illinois , the Supreme Court is poised to consider a critical Confrontation Clause issue that may determine the admissibility of DNA test results in thousands of prosecutions across the country. In this commentary, John Castellano, a 28... Read More

John Castellano On The Legal Significance, Practical Impact Of People v. Ortega
Posted on 8 Mar 2011 by John M. Castellano

In People v. Ortega [ enhanced version available to subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], the New York Court of Appeals addressed for the first time in more than 50 years the admissibility of hearsay statements... Read More