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SALINAS v. TEXAS

Docket No.: 12-246
Certiorari Granted: Jan 11 2013
Argued: April 17, 2013
Decided: June 17, 2013

Topics:

Fifth Amendment, Miranda, immigration, murder, self-incrimination

PartyNames: Genovevo Salinas v. Texas
Petitioner: Genovevo Salinas
Respondent: Texas

Court Below: Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas
Citation: 369 S.W.3d 176
Supreme Court Docket

Genovevo Salinas
v.
Texas
Question Presented:

Whether or under what circumstances the Fifth Amendment's Self-Incrimination Clause protects a defendant's refusal to answer law enforcement questioning before he has been arrested or read his Miranda rights.

SALINAS v. TEXAS
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 17, 2013

Listen to Oral Argument in SALINAS v. TEXAS
Holding: AFFIRMED
Vote: 5-4

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SALINAS v. TEXAS
Case Documents

1SALINAS v. TEXAS Oral Argument Audio
2SALINAS v. TEXAS Oral Argument Transcript (PDF)
3Slip Opinion in SALINAS v. TEXAS (Opinion by Justice Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr.)