ROBERT HAMBRICK Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney | ROBERT HAMBRICK
In Florida you do have the right to face your accuser at your trial even if he was anonymous before the trial. Your attorney will be allowed to ask him questions and the Judge will make him answer or face contempt of court charges.
Answer Applies to: Florida
The Law Office of Harry E. Hudson, Jr. | Harry E. Hudson, Jr.
Maybe. Depends on what you were supposed to have done according to informant and what you are being accused of doing. That is a very broad generalization. See your attorney about the specifics of your case.
Answer Applies to: California
Barton Barton & Plotkin | Maurice Ross
Usually but this is complex. If the informer's safety is at risk or if he needs to remain undercover, techniques may be used to allow your counsel to cross examine him without revealing his fake or identity. This can be a very hard issue for a court to decide. Anyone in this situation will need to receive counsel from experienced criminal defense counsel.
Answer Applies to: New York