U.S. Supreme Court Update

April 8, 2009
A Service from the ABA Criminal Justice Section, http://www.abanet.org/crimjust

Corley v. United States No. 07-10441
In vacating and remanding a 3rd Circuit decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has found that 18 U.S.C. 3501 regarding admissibility of voluntary confessions modifies but does not supplant the bar to admissibility of voluntary confessions obtained outside of “reasonable” time limits anticipated under McNabb-Mallory. For a copy of the opinion, see


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