Context is King: Lawyer Dogs, Pure Applesauce, and Your Miranda Right to Counsel

Note by Christopher A. Hebert

Christopher A. Hebert’s note examines the Louisiana Supreme Court’s decision to deny certiorari in State v. Demesme, 228 So. 3d 1206 (La. 10/27/17). This Note analyzes the court’s decision denying a defendant his Miranda right to counsel based upon the defendant's choice of vocabulary. 

About the Author

J.D. candidate 2018, Tulane University Law School; B.S. 2015, Louisiana State University.


92 Tul. L. Rev. Online 1 (2018)