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Tag: fifth amendment

GamblevUS-scaled
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Gamble v. United States (Decision June 17, 2019)

The United States and Alabama can prosecute Gamble for the same act.

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KnickvTownshipofScottPA
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Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania

Can Knick bring her claim in federal court before going through state litigation first?

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CurriervVirginiaDecision
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Currier v. Virginia (Decided June 22, 2018)

Double Jeopardy (5th Amendment) does not prohibit the second trial against Currier because Currier agreed to split his case into two trials.

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Miranda v Arizona
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Miranda v. Arizona (Decided June 13, 1966)

Individuals in police custody must be told their 5th Amendment rights before interrogation, or the evidence is not valid in court.

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CityofHayesKansasv
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City of Hays, Kansas v. Vogt (Argument February 20, 2018)

Is the city liable for using coerced statements in the pre-trial hearing?

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