Massiah v. United States 377 U.S. 201 (1964)
MASSIAH v. UNITED STATES 377 U.S. 201 (1964)
After a defendant had been indicted and released on bail, a bugged co-defendant who had turned police informer, engaged him in an incriminating conversation. The Supreme Court held that the Sixth Amendment prohibits deliberate elicitation of information from an indicted person in the absence of his counsel and ruled that defendant's incriminating statements were inadmissible at trial.
Barbara Allen Babcock
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