Lynumn v. Illinois

PETITIONER:Lynumn
RESPONDENT:Illinois
LOCATION:South Carolina State House

DOCKET NO.: 9
DECIDED BY: Warren Court (1962-1965)
LOWER COURT:

CITATION: 372 US 528 (1963)
ARGUED: Feb 19, 1963
DECIDED: Mar 25, 1963

Facts of the case

In this case study, Miss Lynumn, a petitioner, was convicted of the illegal sale and possession of marijuana. She was given a verdict in an Illinois State Court and was sentenced to imprisonment (for no less than ten and no more than eleven years). Lynumn’s oral confession was obtained after the threats of the police officers.