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On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Turner v. United States. Amy Howe has our preview.
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Briscoe v. Virginia

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-11191 Va. S.Ct. Jan 11, 2010
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Jan 25, 2010 9-0 Per Curiam OT 2009
 
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Holding: The Court sent the case back to a lower court in light of a recently decided case, which held that it is unconstitutional for a prosecutor to submit a chemical drug test report without the testimony of the scientist who conducted the test.

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Judgment: Vacated and remanded in a per curiam opinion on January 25, 2010.

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