The second edition of this authoritative guide on the impact of the Supreme Court's decisions on American society includes updated entries on key cases over the past thirteen years, as well as a fully revised treatment of areas of constitutional law.The question was whether a police officer violates due process when obtaining a confession by coercion, regardless of whether the ... The suspect was never charged with a crime and his answers were never used against him in a criminal proceeding. The Court declared: a#39;a#39;[W]e have long permitted the compulsion of incriminating testimony so long as ... that its past taking decisions were a#39;a#39; essentially ad hoc, factual inquiriesa#39;a#39; and established what is now known as a a#39;a#39; balancing testa#39;a#39; foranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States|
|Author||:||Kermit L. Hall, James W. Ely, Joel B. Grossman|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press on Demand - 2005-05-19|