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United States v. Patane
Citation:542 U.S. 360, 124 S.Ct. 2620, 159 L.Ed.2d 667 (2004)
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Patane (defendant) was arrested. When a federal agent began giving Patane the Miranda warnings, Patane interrupted him and stated that he knew his rights. The agent then asked Patane about an illegal Glock pistol he was suspected of possessing, and Patane told the agent where it was. Patane was convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
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