No. 206.

401 U.S. 222 (1971)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 24, 1971

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Joel Martin Aurnou argued the cause and filed a brief for petitioner.

James J. Duggan argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief was Carl A. Vergari.

Sybil H. Landau argued the cause for the District Attorney of New York County as amicus curiae urging affirmance. With her on the brief were Frank S. Hogan, pro se, and Michael R. Juviler.

MR. CHIEF JUSTICE BURGER delivered the opinion of the Court.

We granted the writ in this case to consider petitioner's claim that a statement made by him to police under circumstances rendering it inadmissible to establish the prosecution's case in chief under Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966), may not be used to impeach his credibility.

The State of New York charged petitioner in a two-count indictment with...

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