In United States v. Dickerson, the Fourth Circuit held that the admissibility of a confession in federal courts is determined by 18 U.S.C. § 3501, not the rule announced by the Supreme Court in Miranda v. Arizona. Accordingly, the Fourth Circuit concluded, pursuant to the statute, that admissibility of a confession depends upon whether or not it is voluntary
O'Neill, James R.
"United States v. Dickerson: The Beginning of the End for Miranda,"
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