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Criminal Procedure keyed to Kamisar
Miranda v. Arizona
Citation:384 U.S. 436, 86 S.Ct. 1602, 16 L.Ed.2d 694 (1966)
In Miranda v. Arizona, the police arrested the defendant and took him to a special interrogation room where they secured a confession. In Vignera v. New York, the defendant confessed after interrogation in the afternoon and then, after being questioned by an assistant district attorney, signed an inculpatory statement that same evening. In Westover v. United States, the FBI obtained signed statements from the defendant after interrogating him over two hours. In California v. Stewart, the police held the defendant for five days in the station and interrogated him on nine separate occasions before he confessed. In none of the cases did law enforcement inform the defendants of their rights under the Fifth Amendment.
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