Obama DOJ Seeks to Restrict Defendant's Right to Lawyer During Questioning
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The Justice Department is asking the Supreme Court to overrule Michigan v. Jackson, the 1986 Supreme Court decision that held that if police may not interrogate a defendant after the right to counsel has attached, if the defendant has a lawyer or has requested a lawyer.
[T]he protection offered by the court in Stevens' 1986 opinion is especially important for vulnerable defendants, including the mentally and developmentally disabled, addicts, juveniles and the poor,
This isn't the first time the Justice Department, under President Obama, has sought to limit defendants' rights. [More...]
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