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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
Kirby v. Illinois
Citation:406 U.S. 682 (1972)
Kirby (Petitioner) was identified by witnesses as the suspect who committed a robbery in Chicago at a police station identification lineup. The lineup took place before he had been indicted or otherwise formally charged with any criminal offense. At the time, no lawyer was present in the room, and Kirby did not ask for legal assistance and as not advised of his right to the presence of counsel at the lineup. At trial, he moved to suppress the identification testimony.
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