NCSCL drug chemistry analyst Jennifer West testified about whether fentanyl was an opiate or opioid. Trial court erred in admitting West’s testimony because she lacked training on the issue of whether fentanyl was an opiate or opioid.
Live webinar presented by Phil Dixon Jr.September 2, 2021, 1:00 pm60 min of CLE credit anticipated During this CLE, Phil Dixon will provide an overview of legislation addressing legal hemp products and recent Court of Appeals cases involving cannabis. Challenges to probable cause based on odor and sight of “marijuana” that have been litigated in …
Evidence that cocaine was the identity of the substance was admissible not withstanding the substance being handled with bare hands and stored in a glove box where cocaine had previously been stored. The court found concerns over cross contamination went to the evidence’s weight, not matters of admissibility and authentication.