USA v. Morrow et al
Criminal

District of Columbia, dcd-1:2004-cr-00355-110163

ORDER as to MIGUEL MORROW, LIONEL STODDARD, CARLOS AGUIAR, BRYAN BURWELL, AARON PERKINS, MALVIN PALMER re {{248}} defendants' Joint Objections to the Government's Proposed DNA Evidence are denied to the extent the objections represent a gener alized challenge to the PCR/STR method or to the extent that they claim that DNA matches with relatively low statistical values must be excluded under Daubert or Frederal Rule of Evidence 403. Upon receipt of their own DNA experts' reports, def endants are to notify the Court as to precisely what challenges, if any, they shall make to the admissibility of the Government's DNA evidence so that the Court can determine what issues, if any, will require a hearing before presentation of that evidence ato the jury. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 4/25/2005.

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, v. Criminal Action No. 04-355 (CKK) MIQUEL MORROW, et al., Defendants. ORDER For the reasons set forth in the accompanying Memorandum Opinion, it is, this 25th day of April, 2005, hereby ORDERED that [248] Defendants' Joint Objections to the Government's Proposed DNA Evidence are DENIED to the extent the objections represent a generalized challenge to the PCR/STR method or to the extent that they claim that DNA matches with relatively low statistical values must be excluded under Daubert or Federal Rule of Evidence 403.; it is further ORDERED that, upon receipt of their own DNA experts' reports, Defendants are to notify the Court as to precisely what challenges, if any, they shall make to the admissibility of the Government's DNA evidence so that the Court can determine what issues, if any, will require a hearing before presentation of that evidence to the jury. SO ORDERED. /s/ COLLEEN KOLLAR-KOTELLY United States District Judge