NACDL - Michigan v. Bryant

Michigan v. Bryant

Amicus curiae brief of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Brief filed: 06/23/2010

Documents

Michigan v. Bryant

United States Supreme Court; Case No. 09-150

Prior Decision

Decision below, 768 N.W.2d 65 (Mich. 2009).

Argument

Statements to police accusing a person of a crime and describing the offense after its completion are testimonial in nature and do not fall outside the Confrontation Clause even though the suspect remains at large or has been injured.

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Author(s)

Robert K. Kry, MoloLamken LLP, Washington, DC.