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  1. (1999) Made "in plain view" rule. Guys bagging coke next to a window where a cop saw them.
  2. (2000) Cops got anonymous call saying a guy had a gun illegally, but this wasn't enough probable cause to warrant a search. Conviction was thrown out.
  3. (1962) Gideon got charged for breaking into a pool hall. Justices required criminal courts to provide free legal counsel to those who could not afford it.
  4. (1966) Ernesto Miranda confesses to raping a girl, but wasn't made aware of his protection in the bill of rights. Supreme Court held that criminal suspects must be informed of their right to consult with an attorney and of their right against self-incrimination prior to questioning by police.

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  1. Nix v Williams(1984) The evidence pertaining to the discovery and condition of the victim's body was properly admitted at respondent's second trial on the ground that it would ultimately or inevitably have been discovered even if no violation of any constitutional provision had taken place.


  2. Mapp v Ohio(1961) Person is searched and the cops find pornography(against Ohio law), but court found the evidence inadmissible. Exclusionary rule had to be binding on all state cases.


  3. Escobedo v Illinois(1964) 6th Amendment applies during interrogation. (Escobedo is interrogated without lawyer and eventually confesses). S.C. rules interrogation illegal because lawyer wasn't present - Suspect's right to an attorney DURING police interrogation.


  4. Santana v US(1914) Established exclusionary rule, evidence gotten without a warrant isn't admissable in a federal court