Oregon v. Mathiason
Significance, A Violation Of Miranda?, The Court Clarifies Miranda, Unfaithful To Miranda?, Impact
State of Oregon
Carl Ray Mathiason
That the Fifth Amendment right to be free from self-incrimination does not require police to give Miranda warnings to a person who is not under arrest and is not deprived of freedom of action.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
W. Michael Gillette
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Gary D. Babcock
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, Warren E. Burger, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist, Potter Stewart, Byron R. White (unsigned)
William J. Brennan, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, John Paul Stevens
Date of Decision
25 January 1977
Law enforcement personnel need not read Miranda rights to a person before interviewing and receiving a confession from the person provided the person is not under arrest and is free to leave, even if the person is at a police station.
- Miranda v. Arizona, 348 U.S. 436 (1966).
- Michigan v. Tucker, 417 U.S. 433 (1974).
- New York v. Quarles, 467 U.S. 649 (1984).
- Moran v. Burbine, 475 U.S. 412 (1986).
- Withrow v. Williams, 507 U.S. 680 (1993).
Knappman, Edward W., ed. Great American Trials. Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1994.
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