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Escobedo v. Illinois

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Escobedo v. Illinois, 1964 U.S. Supreme Court decision ruling that police must inform arrested suspects of their right to counsel and to remain silent, and must allow them access to counsel. Statements made by suspects interrogated without being informed of these rights are inadmissible in court. The Escobedo Rule, based on the 6th Amendment of the Constitution, was elaborated in the 1966 Supreme Court decision in Miranda v. Arizona.

See also: Miranda v. Arizona.

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