Pennsylvania v. Muniz
Significance, Exception From Miranda's Coverage, Exceptions Undermine Miranda, Impact
State of Pennsylvania
That videotaped evidence should not be suppressed although Miranda warnings were not given.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
J. Michael Eakin
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Richard F. Maffett, Jr.
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr. (writing for the Court), Anthony M. Kennedy, Sandra Day O'Connor, William H. Rehnquist, Antonin Scalia, John Paul Stevens, Byron R. White
Date of Decision
18 June 1990
The Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination relates only to evidence of a testimonial or communicative nature, not physical evidence.
- Holt v. United States, 218 U.S. 245 (1910).
- Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966).
- Schmerber v. California, 384 U.S. 757 (1966).
- Rhode Island v. Innis, 446 U.S. 291 (1980).
- Doe v. United States, 487 U.S. 201 (1988).
- Biskupic, Joan, and Elder Witt, eds. Congressional Quarterly's Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court, 3rd ed. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, Inc., 1996.
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