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State must provide court-appointed DNA expert (access required)

An indigent defendant has a due process right to a court-appointed DNA expert when the prosecution uses a DNA expert, the Court of Appeals has ruled. The ruling extends a 1985 U.S. Supreme Court ruling to find a right to a court-appointed non-psychiatric expert in a case in Virginia where the death penalty was not sought. The ...

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