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VOLUME 45 / NUMBER 1 / January/February/March 2011
A PUBLICATION OF THE NATIONAL DISTRICT ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION

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The Supreme Court Clarifies the Primary Purpose Test
Michigan v. Bryant, 562 U.S. ___ (2011)

BY RAMI S. BADAWY
The United States Supreme Court held that a dying man’s statements to police
identifying his shooter along with the location of the attack were not testimonial hearsay.

A District Attorney’s Vision: A Task Force Approach to Combating Public Assistance Program Fraud
BY LAURA WEST
The district attorney’s IHSS Fraud Task Force offers a promising model for
other prosecutors’ offices to combat program fraud in their jurisdictions.

How to Present and Defend the K-9 Case
BY SANDRA SYLVESTER, BRYANT ARRINGTON AND ANDREW PRUITT
It is incumbent upon the prosecutor to present K-9 testimony in a
thorough and thoughtful manner.

The Investigation and Abatement of Nuisance Properties
BY ADAM B. STEPHENS
Intended to provide police and attorneys with methods to develop dialogue with place managers to prevent crime and abate nuisance activity.

 

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