Case Comment: Schmerber v. California, 384 U.S. 757, 1996

2 Pages Posted: 19 Feb 2009

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Julie A. Baker

University of Massachusetts School of Law

Date Written: February 19, 2009

Abstract

An entry in the Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties explaining the United States Supreme Court's decision in Schmerber v. California upholding the constitutionality of the compelled extraction of blood sample evidence from an arrestee as "real" evidence as opposed to a "testimonial" communication.

Keywords: encyclopedia, fifth amendment, self-incrimination, real evidence, testimonial communication, United States Supreme Court

JEL Classification: K10, K14, K40, K42

Suggested Citation

Baker, Julie A., Case Comment: Schmerber v. California, 384 U.S. 757, 1996 (February 19, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1346464 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1346464

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