Questioning must relate to the charged offense

bestmilitarydefensedefenseattorneys9.49.33PMTexas v. Cobb , 532 U.S. 162 (2001). Appellant’s Sixth Amendment right to counsel was not violated when police questioned him, without his counsel being present, about a murder that occurred during a burglary, after he had previously been arraigned for the underlying burglary offense. The Supreme Court stated that the Sixth Amendment right to counsel attaches only to charged offenses and to those offenses that would be “considered the same offense under the Blockburger 3 test,” even if not formally charged