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NCJ Number: 31660 Find in a Library
Title: IMPROPER TO IMPEACH A DEFENDANT'S CREDIBILITY BY REFERENCE TO HIS MIRANDA-INDUCED SILENCE DURING POLICE INTERROGATION - UNITED STATES V HALE
Journal: AMERICAN CRIMINAL LAW REVIEW  Volume:13  Issue:2  Dated:(FALL 1975)  Pages:263-270
Author(s): M B GASCH
Corporate Author: American Bar Association
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: American Bar Association
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE POTENTIAL EFFECT OF THE HALE DECISION IS TO DEFINE FURTHER THE PARAMETERS WITHIN WHICH THE EVIDENTIARY ISSUES SURROUNDING IMPEACHMENT BY SILENCE CAN BE DETERMINED.
Abstract: PROSECUTORS WILL BE ABLE TO INTRODUCE EVIDENCE ON A DEFENDANT'S SILENCE (PURSUANT TO HIS FIFTH AMENDMENT RIGHTS) ONLY IF THE SILENCE CAN BE SHOWN TO BE GROSSLY INCONSISTENT WITH SUBSEQUENT TESTIMONY.
Index Term(s): Confessions; Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Judicial decisions; Right against self incrimination; Rules of evidence; Testimony; US Supreme Court
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