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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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Joining O'Connor opinion: Justice REHNQUIST Justice REHNQUIST
Citation: 474 U.S. 25 Docket: 85–5260Audio: 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.

JUSTICE MARSHALL dissents from this summary disposition, which has been ordered without affording the parties prior notice or an opportunity to file briefs on the merits. See Maggio v. Fulford, 462 U. S. 111, 462 U. S. 120 -121 (1983) (MARSHALL, J., dissenting); Wyrick v. Fields, 459 U. S. 42, 459 U. S. 51 -52 (1982) (MARSHALL, J., dissenting).Disclaimer:Official Supreme Court case law is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia case law is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.Receive free daily summaries of US Supreme Court opinions. Email *First Party Lanier Second Party South Carolina Official Citation 474 U.S. 25 Decided November 3, 1985Search this CaseFind a Lawyer Lawyers Get Listed Now! Get a free directory profile listingAsk a Lawyer Question: Add details 120 Additional Details: 1000 Ask QuestionJustia Legal ResourcesFind a LawyerIndividualsBusinessLaw StudentsUS Federal LawUS State LawOther DatabasesLegal Marketing© 2019 JustiaLegal Portal Company Help Terms of Service Privacy Policy Marketing Solutions

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