In The

Supreme Court of the United States




Decided November 29, 1988

Justice O’Connor, Concurring

Topic: Civil Rights*Court vote: 8–1
Note: No other Justices joined this opinion.
Citation: 488 U.S. 75 Docket: 87–6116Audio: Listen to this case's oral arguments at Oyez

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JUSTICE O'CONNOR, concurring.

I join the Court's opinion. I write separately to emphasize that nothing in the Court's opinion forecloses the possibility that a mere technical violation of Anders v. California, 386 U. S. 738 (1967), might be excusable. The violation in this case was not a mere technical violation, however, and, on that understanding, I concur.

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