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Kansas v. Ventris, 07-1356

The state supreme court's reversal of defendant's burglary conviction is reversed where the state obtained a confession from a confidential informant but defendant's statement to the informant, concededly elicited in violation of the Sixth Amendment, was admissible to impeach his inconsistent testimony at trial.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/29/2009
  • Published 04/29/2009



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