Case Conclusion Date: February 9, 2007
Practice Area: DUI / DWI
Outcome: Appeal granted - conviction overturned
Description: New Jersey Court of Appeals agreed that an accused has the right to cross-examine in court every witness who withdrew blood samples for DWI - blood alcohol concentration testing. This ruling confirmed that the United States Constitution and New Jersey Constitution grant an accused the right to confront all witnesses for the State who asserted that blood was drawn from a defendant in a medically acceptable manner.