Supreme Court of the United States
Decided November 4, 1985
Justice O’Connor, Concurring
|Topic: Criminal Procedure*||Court vote: 8–0|
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|Citation: 474 U.S. 25||Docket: 85–5260||Audio: Listen to this case's oral arguments at Oyez|
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JUSTICE O'CONNOR, with whom JUSTICE REHNQUIST joins, concurring in the judgment.
I concur in the judgment of the Court vacating the judgment and remanding this case to the South Carolina Court of Appeals. For the reasons stated in my opinion in Taylor v. Alabama, 457 U. S. 687, 457 U. S. 694 (1982) (O'CONNOR, J., dissenting), I believe the court on remand can consider the timing, frequency, and likely effect of whatever Miranda warnings were given to petitioner as factors relevant to the question whether, if petitioner was illegally arrested, his subsequent confession was tainted by the illegal arrest.
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