LOCATION:South Carolina State House
DOCKET NO.: 9
DECIDED BY: Warren Court (1962-1965)
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.