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Cross v. United States

Citation. Cross v. United States, 335 F.2d 987, 118 U.S. App. D.C. 324 (D.C. Cir. Mar. 26, 1964)
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Brief Fact Summary.

Defendant, Cross, was arrested on two counts of robbery. While he wanted to testify on one count, on the other he wanted to invoke his right to remain silent.

Synopsis of Rule of Law.

If a defendant chooses to remain silent on one count, and chooses to take the stand on another, these counts should be severed so that the defendant will not lose his right to the privilege against self-incrimination.


Cross was charged with two counts of robbery: I.

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