Tag: #Miranda

State v. O.D.A.-C.

The New Jersey Supreme Court continued its love affair with Miranda and Fifth Amendment matters. Here, an interrogating detective administered Miranda warnings to a suspect but “repeatedly undermined them throughout

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State v. Francisco

The New Jersey Appellate Division issued a rare analysis of what has become known as “crimmigration”. The opinion is a worthwhile read for criminal and immigration attorneys. In this case,

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State v. Burney

The New Jersey Appellate Division ruled that the trial court’s findings concerning the trustworthiness of the defendant’s statement to police during his hospital-bed interrogation were inadequate to conclude that they

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State v. Gonzalez

The New Jersey Supreme Court vacated the defendant’s convictions, finding that the trial court erred when it denied her suppression motion. Defendant waived her Miranda rights and agreed to an

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State v. Diaz

The New Jersey Appellate Division revisited the need for law enforcement to inform a criminal suspect of the charges he might be facing prior to any interrogation. Here, officers had

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State v. Carrion

The New Jersey Supreme Court made two critical constitutional rulings in one case. First, the Court ruled that the defendant’s right to confrontation was violated when the State introduced an

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United States v. Rought

The Third Circuit analyzed the defendant’s “limited invocation” of his right to counsel. The defendant was arrested for possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute resulting in death. During his

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Commonwealth v. Rawls

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that law enforcement agents do not violate the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution when they fail to specifically apprise a defendant that criminal charges

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State v. Dorf

The defendant appealed from her conviction for first-degree strict liability for drug-induced death. She argued the trial court erred by denying her motion to suppress statements she gave to police

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State v. Ahmad

The New Jersey Supreme Court reversed the lower court’s order, which found the defendant’s statement to police admissible. The 17-year-old defendant arrived at a hospital with gunshot wounds and told

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