'Voluntariness with a Vengeance' the Coerciveness of Police Lies in Interrogations
33 Pages Posted: 13 Apr 2016 Last revised: 30 Jan 2019
Date Written: January 22, 2016
In this note, I analyze the philosophical, legal and psychological literature regarding police lies to suspects in interrogations. I argue that all forms of police lies to suspects in custody are coercive and all confessions resulting from these lies should not be admitted in court.
Keywords: Confessions, interrogations, memory, police investigation
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Hritz, Amelia, 'Voluntariness with a Vengeance' the Coerciveness of Police Lies in Interrogations (January 22, 2016). 102 Cornell L. Rev. 487 (2017), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2762425 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2762425
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