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Brown v. Illinois
Citation:422 U.S. 590 (1975)
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Brown (Petitioner) was arrested without probable cause and without a warrant while police were investigating a murder in which Brown was a suspect. Police gave him the Miranda warnings. After Brown was in custody, he made multiple incriminating statements in an interrogation room indicating that he was involved in the homicide. He was then charged with murder, and argued that the statements should be excluded at trial under the fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine.
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