J.D.B. v. North Carolina

Docket No.
Argument
Mar 23, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Opinion
Vote
5-4
Author
Sotomayor
Term

Holding: A child's age is a relevant factor to consider in determining whether the child is in custody for purposes of Miranda v. Arizona.

Judgment: Supreme Court of North Carolina reversed, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Sonia Sotomayor on June 16, 2011. Justice Alito filed a dissenting opinion, which was joined by the Chief Justice and Justices Scalia and Thomas.

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