Docket No. 71989, (Calendar No. 7).

421 Mich. 462 (1984)

365 N.W.2d 136


Supreme Court of Michigan.

Decided December 28, 1984.

Released February 1, 1985.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Frank J. Kelley, Attorney General, Louis J. Caruso, Solicitor General, Theodore O. Johnson, Prosecuting Attorney, and Michael A. Nickerson, Assistant Attorney General, for the plaintiff.

State Appellate Defender (by Peter Jon Van Hoek) for the defendant.

Released February 1, 1985. Rehearing denied 422 Mich. 1201.



The issue in this case is whether inculpatory statements deliberately elicited from a defendant by sheriff's detectives immediately after sentencing and in the absence of retained or appointed counsel are admissible under Const 1963, art 1, § 20 for impeachment purposes in a subsequent trial of the same cause. For purposes of this case, we do not decide...

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