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United States v. Dionisio
Citation:410 U.S. 1, 93 S.Ct. 764, 35 L.Ed.2d 67 (1973)
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A special grand jury issued “voice exemplar” subpoenas to 20 individuals, including Dionisio (defendant). Dionisio refused to comply and was held in contempt.
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