Malloy V. Hogan Summary

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The ruling of The United States Supreme Court on Malloy v. Hogan,378U.S. 1(1964), the court was confronted with the issue of whether Mr. Malloy could utilize his Fifth Amendment right. To ensure that he did not incriminate himself in criminal activity during questioning in the state trial in the State of Connecticut (Neubauer and Fradella, 2009). The Supreme Court saw that the defendant had answered four of five questions during his testimony during the hearing and upon the last issue, Mr. Malloy invoked his Fifth Amendment right not to respond to the question. The State of Connecticut argued that the witness had answered the other matters without concern and found no reason that he should not respond to the last question asked to Mr.

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