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High Court confronts case of substitute lab analyst

Can blood test be admitted without tech who performed it?

WASHINGTON - Nearly two years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that lab reports used as evidence in criminal trials are testimonial evidence, and therefore the Confrontation Clause requires that the technicians who prepared them be made available to testify, the justices are still wrangling with the parameters of that rule.
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