Mitch mentioned The N.C. Court of Appeals? decision today in State v. Williams, a Sixth Amendment confrontation clause case. The same issue is current before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Bullcoming v. New Mexico:

?Whether the Confrontation Clause permits the prosecution to introduce testimonial statements of a nontestifying forensic analyst through the in-court testimony of a supervisor or other person who did not perform or observe the laboratory analysis described in the statements.?