This Note examines the impact on the confrontation clause of introducing an accomplice's custodial statements which inculpate a defendant. Part II delves into the background of this issue by examining the confrontation clause's origin, the significance of hearsay with respect to the confrontation clause, and important cases in this area. Part III provides a statement of the facts, the procedural history, and the United States Supreme Court's decision in Lilly. Finally, Part IV analyzes the Lilly decision and its rejuvenation of the confrontation clause.
"Lilly v. Virginia: Silencing the "Firmly Rooted" Hearsay Exception with Regard to an Accomplice's Testimony and Its Rejuvenation of the Confrontation Clause,"
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