In the Supremes

This week sees oral argument in Williams v. Illinois.  This case may impact urinalysis cases.

Here are the documents in Williams v. Illinois, courtesy of SCOTUSBlog. You need to follow this case because it’s relevant to urinalysis cases based on drug lab results.

Professor Friedman draws attention to several articles:

Here is a link to a piece on it by Erwin Chemerinsky, and here is a link to an Op Ed piece in the New York Times by Jeff Fisher (counsel for Crawford). I think Chemerinsky accepts too readily prosecutors’ predictions of difficulties that would be created by a win for Williams, and he fails to take into account the fact that numerous states have long operated without undue difficulty under the regime that Williams seeks to establish as a matter of constitutional law.

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