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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
Oregon v. Elstad
Citation:470 U.S. 298 (1985)
Officers were investigating a burglary and arrived at Elstad’s (Respondent) home with an arrest warrant. Elstad made an incriminating statement, admitting that he had been present at the scene of the burglary, before officers read him the Miranda warnings. After Elstad had received the Miranda warnings and waived his rights, he signed a full written statement confessing to the crime and explained to the police officers how he had broken into the victim’s home.
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