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New York State Court of Appeals – ‘Miranda’: People v. Hill

New York State Court of Appeals - ‘Miranda’ - Post-‘Miranda’ Silence – Absent Unusual Circumstances   People v. Hill No. 194 Memorandum   Background: At issue is whether the defendant’s silence post-Miranda opened the door to use his silence at trial.   Ruling: The Court of Appeals reversed. The court noted that the absent “unusual circumstances,” evidence of a defendant’s silence at the time ...