Giles v. California

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Apr 22, 2008
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
TBD
Author
Scalia
Term

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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