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Criminal – Voluntariness Of Confession – Request For Lawyer (access required)

A defendant who told police, “I am willing to talk, but can I have a lawyer in here or something?” did not unequivocally invoke his Fifth Amendment right to counsel, and the trial court did not err in refusing to suppress defendant’s confession to murder, the Court of Appeals holds. The Supreme Court of Virginia has ...

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