Brown v. Mississippi

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Brown v. Mississippi by Charles Evans Hughes

Brown v. Mississippi, 297 U.S. 278, (1936), was a United States Supreme Court case that ruled that a defendant's confessions that is extracted by police violence cannot be entered as evidence and violates the Due Process Clause. Excerpted from Brown v. Mississippi on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

United States Supreme Court

297 U.S. 278

Brown  v.  Mississippi

 Argued: Jan. 10, 1936. --- Decided: Feb 17, 1936

Messrs. Earl Brewer and J. Morgan Stevens, both of Jackson, Miss., for petitioners.

Messrs. W. D. Conn, of Corinth, Miss., and W. H. Maynard, of Baltimore, Md., for respondent.

Mr. Chief Justice HUGHES delivered the opinion of the Court.


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