Davis v Washington, Discussion help

Read Davis v Washington, 547 U.S. 813 (2006) (attached). Briefly describe what the confrontation clause is and answer the following questions:

Under the U.S. Supreme Court’s interpretation of the Sixth Amendment in Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004), may statements made to police during investigation of a crime – though not made with the intent to preserve evidence – be admitted in court without allowing defendants to cross-examine the person who made the original statements? How does the Court distinguish admissible statements from non-admissible statements?

Should be at least 500 words in length, be original in content, and demonstrate a thorough analysis of the topic. With one in text bluebook citation