Court rejects expert testimony on confessions (Dr. Deborah Davis); upholds confession admissibility (Reid Technique)

Written By: Reid
Mar 25, 2009
In the case of People v. Gallo, Dr. Deborah Davis testified for the defense at the suppression hearing (click here for a copy of her Power Point slides) but the court rejected the effort to suppress the confession, stating that the interrogator "used a technique [Reid Technique] he learned in his police training, and his use of it followed what the courts have deemed to be permissible."
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