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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Allen
Moran v. Burbine
Citation:475 U.S. 412 (1986)
After being informed of his Miranda rights, and after executing a series of written waivers, respondent confessed to the murder of a young woman. While he was in custody, respondent’s sister attempted to retain a lawyer to represent him. The attorney telephoned the police station and received assurances that respondent would not be questioned further until the next day. In fact, the interrogation session began that evening.
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