fbpx

CASE ENTRY

State v. Decosimo

Tennessee state forensic scientists have a financial incentive to secure DUI convictions, says a Tennessee appeals court, as the $250 fee imposed on guilty motorists pays their salaries (and some of their positions were nearly cut in a recent budget crunch). Which violates due process.


Tags: 2018, Court of Criminal Appeals of Tennessee, Due Process, Fifth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Sixth Amendment

Sign up to receive IJ's biweekly digital magazine, Liberty & Law along with breaking updates about our fight to protect the rights of all Americans.

JOIN THE FIGHT!