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Berghuis V. Thompkins (2010)
U.S. Supreme Court case in which the Court held that suspects who are silent during police interrogations are not invoking their right to remain silent and can continue being interrogated. If the suspect responds during the subsequent interrogation, the Court ruled that the response can be considered a waiver of the right to remain silent.
- Full text: Berghuis v. Thompkins (Nolo)