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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Miller
United States v. Billy Joe Wade
Citation:388 U.S. 218 (1967)
Wade (defendant) was indicted for an armed bank robbery, and a lawyer was appointed to represent him. 15 days later, an FBI agent arranged to have two bank employees observe a lineup including Wade and other prisoners. Both bank employees identified Wade as the robber. Wade’s attorney was not notified about the lineup. At trial, the employees identified Wade as the robber and spoke about the prior lineup identification.
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