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Davis v. Washington (Hammon v. Indiana)
Citation:126 S.Ct. 2266 (2006)
McCottry called 911 during a physical fight with her boyfriend (Adrian Davis). The 911 operator asked McCottry a series of questions which she answered and in which she identified Davis as her attacker. During trial, the 911 record was introduced as evidence against Davis.
In Hammon, police responded to a report of domestic disturbance. As officers searched the house another stood with Amy Hammon. The officer questioned Hammon. During the questioning, Hammon responded by writing that Hershell had physically abused her. The questioning officer was called at trial to testify as to Amy Hammon’s note to him.
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