Chambers v. Florida

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Chambers v. Florida by Hugo Black

Chambers v. Florida, 309 U.S. 227 (1940), was an important United States Supreme Court case that dealt with the extent that police pressure resulting in a criminal defendant's confession violates the Due Process clause. Excerpted from Chambers v. Florida on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

United States Supreme Court

309 U.S. 227

Chambers  v.  Florida

 Argued: Jan. 4, 1940. --- Decided: Feb 12, 1940

Messrs. Leon A. Ransom, of Washington, D.C., and S. D. McGill, of Jacksonville, Fla., for petitioners.

Mr. Tyrus A. Norwood, of Tallahassee, Fla., for respondent.

Mr. Justice BLACK delivered the opinion of the Court.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).

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