Compan v. People

1 Analyses of this case by attorneys

  1. Confrontation – “Non-Testimonial” Statement – Statements to Acquaintances

    Wisconsin State Public DefenderFebruary 23, 2007

    As one court put it, “when a declarant speaks with her neighbor across the backyard fence, she has much less of an expectation that the government will make prosecutorial use of those statements.” State v. Mizenko, 127 P.3d 458, (Mont. 2006); see alsoCompan v. People, 121 P.3d 876, 880-81 (Colo. 2005) (holding that victim’s statement to an acquaintance made after an assault were nontestimonial).Facts and analysis in relation to facts are both left maddeningly vague.