Case Caption: People of the Virgin Islands vs. Jose Alberto Rodriguez,Case Number: S.CT.Crim. No. 2009-028Date: 04/07/2010Author: Cabret, Maria M. Citation: Summary:

The Superior Court abused its discretion in excluding the Government's DNA evidence based on the Government's violation of a discovery order, because the court did not consider whether a less severe sanction than exclusion was feasible to achieve the desired results.

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