Mincey v arizona us supreme court june 21, 1978 437 us 385 (in a 9-0 decision, the us supreme court, in no uncertain terms, announced for the first time that, contrary to what many. Case opinion for us supreme court mincey v arizona read the court's full decision on findlaw. Mincey v arizona no 77-5353 argued february 21, 1978 decided june 21, 1978 437 us 385 certiorari to the supreme court of arizona syllabus during a narcotics raid on petitioner's apartment by an undercover police officer and several plainclothes policemen, the undercover officer was shot and killed, and petitioner was wounded, as were.
In its mincey opinion, 115 ariz 472, 482, 566 p2d 273, 283 (1977), the arizona supreme court indicated that one case other than sample and duke involved the murder scene exception state ex rel berger v. United states supreme court mincey v arizona, (1978) no 77-5353 argued: february 21, 1978 decided: june 21, 1978 during a narcotics raid on petitioner's apartment by an undercover police officer and several plainclothes policemen, the undercover officer was shot and killed, and petitioner was wounded, as were two other persons in the apartment. Mincey was charged in the arizona state trial court with the murder of the police officer, assault, and possession of narcotics mincey filed a motion in the trial court to exclude the evidence seized by the homicide officers during the search of his apartment.
The supreme court of arizona held that the warrantless search of mincey’s apartment was constitutional because it was a search of a murder scene, and that mincey’s statements were admissible for impeachment purposes, reversing the murder and assault charges on other grounds. Miranda v arizona, 384 us 436 (1966), was a landmark decision of the united states supreme courtin a 5–4 majority, the court held that both inculpatory and exculpatory statements made in response to interrogation by a defendant in police custody will be admissible at trial only if the prosecution can show that the defendant was informed of the right to consult with an attorney before and. Mincey appealed and the arizona supreme court upheld its previous rulings that there is an exception to the warrant requirement when searching the scene of a homicide mincey’s appeal was denied the supreme court granted certiorari.
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