Criminal Law Basics: An Introduction To Drug Charge Defense

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2023

How To Question Laboratory Testing In A Drug Crimes Case

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When drug crimes lawyers consider the possible ways to undermine the state’s case against a client, they often look at excluding laboratory testing from evidence. You have the right to ask the judge to exclude any questionable evidence, and this includes laboratory tests that might be buggy in some way. Here are four potential arguments for excluding lab tests in drug cases.  Chain of Custody From the time a police officer collects a sample at the scene of an evidence seizure until the sample goes through a testing facility, multiple people will be involved. Read More»