|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|09-11121||Supreme Court of North Carolina||Mar 23, 2011||Jun 16, 2011||5-4||Sotomayor||OT 2010|
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.