He confesed, signed a statment admitting and describing the crime, was convicted, and then appealed.
The supreme court then reversed the conviction and stated that the Fith Amendment clearly states that the accused must be informed of thier rights. If they are not informed, then anything said by the accused cannot be held against them in a court of law. The following is a quote from Chif Justice Earl Warren, 1966: "Prior to questioning, the person mu
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