Saturday, June 27, 2009

NPR: "High court rulings change legal landscape"

NPR Morning Edition Report by Nina Totenberg

The Supreme Court has released three significant decisions:
  • The rights of criminal defendants to cross examine crime lab analysts
  • When federal courts may act to enforce federal mandates on the states
  • When, if ever, school officials may conduct strip searches of students for drugs
The rulings will have far-reaching consequences.

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