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Lego v. Twomey
United States Supreme Court
404 U.S. 477, 92 S.Ct. 619, 30 L.Ed.2d 618 (1972)
Lego (defendant) petitioned the United States Supreme Court for review of an appellate court ruling upholding a criminal conviction. Lego argued that he had not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt because the voluntariness of his confession had been determined only by a preponderance of the evidence.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (White, J.)
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