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SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
UNITED STATES, PETITIONER v. PEDRO ALVAREZ SANCHEZ
on writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the ninth circuit
* Compare, e.g., 975 F. 2d 1396, 1402-1403 (1992) (decision below), and United States v. Perez, 733 F. 2d 1026, 1031 (CA2 1984) ("§3501 leaves the McNabb%Mallory rule intact with regard to confessions obtained after a six hour delay not found to be reasonable"); United States v. Robinson, 439 F. 2d 553, 563-564 (CADC 1970) (same), with United States v. Christopher, 956 F. 2d 536, 538-539 (CA6 1991) (under §3501, unnecessary delay of more than six hours, "standing alone, is not sufficient to justify the suppression of an otherwise voluntary confession"), cert. denied, 505 U. S. ___ (1992); United States v. Beltran, 761 F. 2d 1, 8 (CA1 1985) (same).