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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
Kuhlmann v. Wilson
Citation:477 U.S. 436 (1986)
Wilson (Respondent) was indicted for robbery and murder, and he was placed in a jail cell with an undisclosed government informant, who was told not to elicit information but to listen for incriminating statements that Wilson made (to “keep his ears open”). Wilson made incriminating statements revealing his involvement in the murder to the undisclosed informant, which were introduced against him at trial.
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