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389 US 968 Miller v. California

389 U.S. 968

88 S.Ct. 460

19 L.Ed.2d 459

Lucille MILLER, petitioner,
v.
CALIFORNIA.

No. 154.

Supreme Court of the United States

December 4, 1967

F. Lee Bailey and Alan M. Dershowitz, for petitioner.

Thomas C. Lynch, Atty. Gen. of California, William E. James, Asst. Atty. Gen., and Philip C. Griffin, Deputy Atty. Gen., for respondent.

1

Petition for writ of certiorari to the Court of Appeal of California, Fourth Appellate District, granted limited to questions 1 and 2 presented by the petition which read as follows:

2

'1. Whether the introduction of admissions made to an undercover agent planted in petitioner's jail cell constituted a violation of petitioner's constitutional rights to counsel and against self-incrimination.

3

'2. Whether inculpatory admissions, obtained under circumstances like those here involved, can ever constitute harmless error.'

4

The case is placed on the summary calendar.