DWI Expert Winess Should Not Be Sequestered in DWI Case – State v. Popovich

In this morning’s Appellate Division decision the Court ruled that it was improper to order the sequestration of the defendant’s expert in a drunk driving trial. The Court went on to reason that experts in these types of cases know nothing about the facts and their presence in the courtroom is necessary for them to be able to comment upon the testimony of fact witnesses or other experts.

Download a copy of State v. Popovich.

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