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Montejo v. Louisiana

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-1529 La. S.Ct. Jan 13, 2009
May 26, 2009 5-4 Scalia OT 2008

Issue: Whether an indigent defendant must affirmatively accept the appointment of counsel to preclude future police interrogation in the absence the attorney.

Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on May 26, 2009.

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