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Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts
Citation:557 U.S. 305 (2009)
Melendez-Diaz was tried and convicted for the illegal distribution and trafficking of cocaine. At trial, the government offered evidence which included written reports prepared by analysts from the state laboratory which affirmed the substance was, in fact, cocaine. None of the laboratory scientists testified at trial.
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