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Justices Ditch Case On Compelled Statements' Pretrial Use

Law360 (May 29, 2018, 2:42 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court said it will not decide whether a onetime criminal defendant's compelled statements were improperly used against him before trial, dismissing the petition on Tuesday as having been “improvidently granted” despite having already heard oral arguments.

The court had decided in September to take up the appeal by the city of Hays, Kansas, challenging a ruling that allowed a suit against the city by Matthew Jack Dwight Vogt, a former police officer. Vogt had argued the city violated his right to avoid self-incrimination...
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City of Hays, Kansas, Petitioner v. Matthew Jack Dwight Vogt


Case Number

16-1495

Court

Supreme Court

Nature of Suit

3440 Other Civil Rights

Date Filed

June 15, 2017

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