OROZCO V. TEXAS, 394 U. S. 324 (1969)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Orozco v. Texas, 394 U.S. 324 (1969)

Orozco v. Texas

No. 641

Argued February 26, 1969

Decided March 25, 1969

394 U.S. 324


Use of admissions at petitioner's trial for murder which were obtained by officers who, while he was in their custody in his bedroom at the boardinghouse where he lived, questioned him about incriminating facts without first informing him of his rights to remain silent, to have a lawyer's advice before making a statement, and to have lawyer appointed to assist him if he could not afford to hire one, held to have violated Self-Incrimination Clause of Fifth Amendment made applicable to the States by the Fourteenth. Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U. S. 436 (1966). Pp. 394 U. S. 326-327.

428 S.W.2d 666, reversed.

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