People v. Lopez, No. D052885A - California Case Law
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People v. Lopez, No. D052885A

Defendant's vehicular manslaughter conviction is reversed, where the admission into evidence of a blood alcohol laboratory report violated Defendant's constitutional right to confrontation of witnesses by allowing testimonial hearsay evidence prohibited under Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004).

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Appellate Information

Filed August 31, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge McDonald

Counsel

For Appellant:

Janice R. Mazur, El Cajon, CA

For Respondent:

Lynne McGinnis, Deputy Attorney General, San Diego, CA

Gil Gonzalez, Deputy Attorney General, San Diego, CA