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Boykin v. Alabama

395 U.S. 238 (1969)

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Boykin v. Alabama

United States Supreme Court

395 U.S. 238 (1969)

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Facts

Boykin (defendant) was indicted for string of armed robberies. At arraignment, Boykin pled guilty to all charges. The judge did not ask Boykin any questions, and Boykin did not make any statements into the record.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Douglas, J.)

Dissent (Harlan, J.)

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