04/17/2001

Ruling on anonymous witnesses stands, Calif.

April 17, 2001
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that bars California prosecutors from using anonymous witnesses.

The high court refused to hear an appeal of a state Supreme Court decision that defense lawyers must be given the names of all prosecution witnesses during trial. The state court ruled in the case of two young men charged with a gang-related ...

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