Brooks v. Florida, 389 U.S. 413 (1967)
U.S. Supreme CourtBrooks v. Florida, 389 U.S. 413 (1967)
Brooks v. Florida
No. 14, Misc.
Decided December 18, 1967
389 U.S. 413
Confession given to investigating officer by petitioner, a prisoner, after petitioner was held two weeks under barbaric conditions in "sweatbox" punishment cell held involuntary and its use to convict him of prison rioting unconstitutional.
Certiorari granted; reversed.