A case of great significance to criminal law practicioners. The Supreme Court of the United States released its opinion in Maryland v. Shatzer today - limiting its 1981 holding in Edwards v. Arizona, 451 U.S. 477, that police terminate questioning after a suspect asks for an attorney.
Held: "Because Shatzer experienced a break in Miranda custody lasting more than two weeks between the first and second attempts at inter-rogation, Edwards does not mandate suppression of his 2006 statements." Pp. 4-18
Read full opinion HERE.