Case demonstrates the care and caution that must be exercised in the interrogation of juveniles

Written By: Reid
Mar 03, 2009
In the case of 12 year-old Anthony Harris the Ohio Fifth Appellate District court "unanimously overturned Judge Kate's decision. The police had violated Anthony's Fifth Amendment rights: He had been in custody, the Miranda warning was improper, and the confession had been coerced." This case illustrates the importance of developing independent corroboration form suspects. particularly juveniles. According to this article the "prosecution couldn't cite one fact given by Anthony that only the killer would know."
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