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Second Circuit — ‘Miranda’ – Confession: United States v. Gonzalez

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ‘Miranda’ – Confession Speedy Presentment – Six-hour Safe Harbor Provision United States v. Gonzalez 12-2403-cr Judges Katzmann, Winter and Calabresi Background: The defendant was convicted on four counts of intentional murder while ...

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Court rejects confession in murder case

ALBANY — New York’s highest court Tuesday threw out a Syracuse man’s confession to killing his girlfriend, although it was made with his lawyer present, because it followed 49 hours of sleepless interrogation by tag teams of detectives. The Court ...

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Is lawyer who failed to suppress confession ineffective?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide whether an attorney’s failure to file a motion to suppress a confession his client claims was coerced can be the basis of a post-conviction challenge under Strickland v. Washington.

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