Monday, December 17, 2012

Tenth Circuit -- United States v. Santistevan

Giving police a letter from one's lawyer saying that one does not want to talk to them is sufficient invocation of the right to counsel.

Dissent: Not if you do it silently.

United States v. Santistevan
Compiled by D.E. Frydrychowski, who is, not incidentally, not giving you legal advice.

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Author's SSRN page here.