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Escobedo v. Illinois
Citation:378 U.S. 478 (1964)
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Escobedo (Petitioner) asked to speak with his lawyer after he was arrested and taken into police custody while they were investigating the death of his brother-in-law. He had not yet been formally charged. His attorney arrived at police headquarters soon after he did, and was not allowed to speak to his client until the officers had completed questioning. Escobedo also was not warned of his right to remain silent before the interrogation. At trial, he was convicted of murder.
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