Miller v. Pate

PETITIONER:Miller
RESPONDENT:Pate
LOCATION:Arnold Schwinn & Co.

DOCKET NO.: 250
DECIDED BY: Warren Court (1965-1967)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

CITATION: 386 US 1 (1967)
ARGUED: Jan 11, 1967 / Jan 12, 1967
DECIDED: Feb 13, 1967

Facts of the case

Although the law is called to protect the justice, sometimes the decisions made in the courtroom are dramatically wrong, The Miller v. Pate case brief describes the faulty criminal conviction. Such unfortunate situation happened because the prosecution involved the false evidence in the case and presented them as unarguable proof of guilt.