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The Confrontation Blog is devoted to reporting and commenting on developments related to Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004). The decision held that “testimonial” evidence must be subjected to cross-examination for it to be admitted against criminal defendants.

Author: Author Richard D. Friedman is the Ralph W. Aigler Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. He has written extensively on the confrontation clause, advocating the "testimonial" approach adopted by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Related Categories: Constitutional Law | Criminal Justice | Evidence | Law Professor | University of Michigan

Recent Posts from The Confrontation Blog

Third petition on surrogate experts
Posted: Dec 23, 2015, 9:45 am CST
Audio of public radio show on Ohio v. Clark
Posted: Jun 22, 2015, 9:27 am CDT
Ohio v. Clark: Some Initial Thoughts
Posted: Jun 18, 2015, 8:29 pm CDT
Clerk reversed
Posted: Jun 18, 2015, 5:54 am CDT
Civil Confrontation
Posted: May 19, 2015, 9:33 am CDT
Remote testimony
Posted: Mar 28, 2015, 4:46 pm CDT
An Op Ed: How courts should hear from children
Posted: Mar 12, 2015, 7:55 pm CDT
Justice Breyer's "30 exceptions" concern
Posted: Mar 10, 2015, 9:55 pm CDT
Posted: Mar 4, 2015, 1:20 pm CST