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Giles v. California

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-6053 Cal. S.Ct. Apr 22, 2008
Tr.
Jun 25, 2008 TBD Scalia OT 2007

Issue: Whether criminal defendants forfeit their Sixth Amendment Confrontation Clause Claims upon a showing the defendant caused the unavailability of the witness or upon a showing the defendant’s actions were undertaken specifically to prevent the witness from testifying.

Judgment: Vacated and remanded, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on June 25, 2008.

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