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Court Decisions re: Interrogation Issues

Iowa Supreme Court - Use of Deception Did Not Negate the Defendant’s Waiver of Miranda Rights

May 02, 2023


State of Iowa v. Gowun Park, Iowa Supreme Court, No. 21-0756, January 27, 2023.

SUMMARY

The court in this case noted that the our legal system tolerates some deception by...

The Courts: Acceptable Investigator Interrogation Behaviors

Apr 25, 2023

The Courts: Acceptable Investigator Interrogation Behaviors

Over the last 20 years we have published numerous court decisions on interrogation issues in an effort to keep our audience up to date...

The Courts: Unacceptable Investigator Interrogation Behaviors

Apr 20, 2023

The Courts: Unacceptable Investigator Interrogation Behaviors

Over the last 20 years we have published numerous court decisions on interrogation issues in an effort to keep our audience up to date with...

Court Decisions Regarding Juvenile Interrogations/Confession Admissibility

Apr 18, 2023

As noted in our Investigator Tip, The Courts: Unacceptable Investigator Interrogation Behaviors, over the last 20 years we have published numerous court decisions on interrogation issues in an effort to keep our...

Interrogation and Confession Judicial Decisions Organized by Subject Matter

Oct 24, 2022

For many years we have published on our website and through our newsletters legal updates of cases which address relevant interview and interrogation issues. In this 504 page document we have attempted...

Legal Cases Sorted by Category

Sep 01, 2015

On a regular basis over the last 10 years we have published on our website and through our quarterly newsletter legal updates of current cases which address relevant interview and interrogation issues...

An Update on the Use of Deceptive Practices During Interrogation

May 01, 2014

An Update on the Use of Deceptive Practices During Interrogation
The landmark US Supreme Court decision addressing deceptive practices during an interrogation is Frazier v. Cupp (1969). In Frazier, the Court upheld...

A Review of Legal Issues Concerning Trickery and Deceit During an Interrogation

Feb 01, 2005

A number of recent cases involving an investigator's use of trickery and deceit during an interrogation have caused problems in the subsequent trial. In some of these cases the confession was...