State of New Mexico v. Gonzales, --- P.3d ----, 2012 WL 1191939 (N.M.App.), 2012 -NMCA- 034

Lelia Lorraine Hood

Case Conclusion Date:February 16, 2012

Practice Area:Constitutional

Outcome:Pathologist could base her expert testimony on inadmissible evidence within limits.

Description:The State wanted to present the testimony of the pathologist who played no role in an autopsy in violation of Ms. Gonzales right to confront and cross-examine the witnesses against pursuant to the 6th Amendment of the United States Constitution.