Tague v. Louisiana
444 U.S. 469 (1980)

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Tague v. Louisiana, 444 U.S. 469 (1980)

Tague v. Louisiana

No. 79-5386

Decided January 21, 1980

444 U.S. 469

Syllabus

Held: Petitioner's inculpatory statement to the arresting officer was erroneously admitted in evidence at his state court trial at which he was convicted, where no evidence was introduced to prove that petitioner knowingly and intelligently waived his rights under Miranda v. Arizona,38 U. S. 436, before making the statement.

Certiorari granted; 372 So.2d 555, reversed and remanded.

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