Category: Domestic Violence

Can Police Lie?

Greg Spencer, a criminal defense attorney in Indianapolis answers: “yes”.  What could be considered “trickery”  alone does not make a confession inadmissible. The court must look to see whether the deception is reasonably likely to produce a false confession. People v. Farnam (2002) 28 Cal.4th 107; Hawkins v. Lynaugh (5th Cir. 1988) 844 F.2d 1132 It is important [..]

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