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Criminal Law: Post-Arrest Silence – ‘Liquid Solution’ – Lesser-Included Offense

(1)Where the prosecutor asked a defendant on trial for drug charges direct questions about her post-Miranda silence and elicited responses about her requests for counsel, her post-arrest silence was not a proper subject for examination and the defendant was prejudiced by the error because the evidence of guilt was not overwhelming and her credibility was ...

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