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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
Missouri v. Seibert
Citation:542 U.S. 600 (2004)
Seibert’s (Respondent) son had cerebral palsy and died in his sleep. Seibert incinerated his body in an effort to conceal the circumstances of his death. Police questioned Seibert for 30-40 minutes before giving her the Miranda warnings. An officer then gave her the warnings and resumed questinoing, after a 20-minute break. She was charged with first-degree murder and moved to suppress her incriminating statements to police officers both before and after she received the warnings.
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