Article describes how criminal defense attorneys should attack confession cases

Written By: Reid
May 22, 2008
In their publication, Champion magazine, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers have published an article entitled, Defending Unrecorded False Confession Cases, in which the author presents a detailed approach for how defense attorneys should challenge confessions:

"Challenging a confession -- both in motion hearings before a judge and to a jury once a suppression motion has been denied -- is an essential skill for any criminal defense lawyer. Because confessions are powerful evidence that leads courts and juries to convict clients, and because law enforcement invests a lot in obtaining confessions in the most serious cases, every criminal defense lawyer must learn how to best defend these cases."
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