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Criminal – 911 Tape – Hearsay – Confrontation Clause (access required)

Although a 911 tape with an observer’s account of persons stealing property from a stockyard was properly admitted over defendant’s hearsay objection, admission of the tape violated defendant’s Sixth Amendment right to confrontation, and the Court of Appeals reverses defendant’s conviction under Va. Code § 18.2-95. Alton Nelson Wilder appeals his conviction for grand larceny, in ...

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