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Illegal Stops and the Exclusionary Rule after Utah v. Strieff

By Julia Kaye Wykoff
, Page 32
In Utah v. Strieff, the police stopped a suspect illegally but discovered there was a warrant for his arrest. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that evidence found during the subsequent search was admissible despite the illegal stop thanks to the discovery of the warrant. This article reviews the implications of Strieff for prosecutors and defense lawyers.

DNA Evidence and the Confrontation Clause after People v. Barner

By Julia Kaye Wykoff
, Page 36
Supposed the prosecution's expert testifies about a lab report conducted by a scientist the state didn't call. Is the defendant's right to confront adverse witnesses violated? Not if the report was done for reasons other than proving the defendant's guilt.

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