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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
Berkemer v. McCarty
Citation:468 U.S. 420 (1984)
McCarty (Respondent) was pulled over by the Ohio State Highway Patrol, who observed him weaving in and out of a lane, and an officer began questioning him about whether he was under the influence of intoxicants without issuing the Miranda warnings. McCarty failed a field sobriety test, and the officer continued to question him, still without issuing the warnings. McCarty eventually stated that he was under the influence of beer and marijuana. He was then taken to the station and charged with driving under the influence.
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