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United States v. Alvarez-Sanchez

Docket No.: 92-1812
Argued: March 1, 1994
Decided: May 2, 1994

Topics:

18 U.S.C. 3501, Criminal Procedure, Confrontation, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Fifth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Miranda, probable cause

Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Alvarez-Sanchez

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 975 F.2d 1396
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


511 U.S. 350 (1994)
Question:

Does federal statute 18 U.S.C. Section 3501(c), declaring separate charge- based confessions inadmissible if obtained after the first six hours of detention, apply to suspects that are held only on state or federal charges?

United States v. Alvarez-Sanchez
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 01, 1994

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United States, 0 vote(s) against
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