Wisconsin Court Affirms Exclusion Of Testimony On Anomalies In Blood Tests

Mealey's (October 6, 2016, 2:05 PM EDT) -- WAUKESHA, Wis. — A single judge for a Wisconsin appeals court on Oct. 5 upheld a trial judge’s exclusion of expert testimony to refute blood test results showing a “substantial amount of alcohol” in a defendant’s system because the experts could not say what effect the presence of anomalies in the tests had upon the reliability of the results (State of Wisconsin v. Ali Garba, No. 2015AP1243-CR, Wis. App., Dist. 2; 2016 Wisc. App. LEXIS 653).

(Opinion available.  Document #30-161014-020Z.)

Deciding the appeal by himself, Judge...
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