Supreme Court Rebukes Texans in Teen Murder Case

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/05/06/politics/06SCOT.html The Supreme Court delivered an unusual rebuke to a Texas appeals court today by unanimously setting aside the murder conviction of a teenager whose confession, the justices found, was the product of an illegal arrest and should not have been introduced at his trial. The decision, which gives Texas the chance to retry the defendant, Robert Kaupp, for the 1999 crime without introducing the confession, made no new law. Rather, the Supreme Court viewed the Texas . . .

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