TASER Exposure and Cognitive Impairment: Implications for Valid Miranda Waivers and the Timing of Police Custodial Interrogations

Written By: Reid
Mar 27, 2016
In the above referenced article the authors suggest that an individual who has experienced TASER exposure will experience reduced cognitive functioning. As a result the authors question the abilities of an "average" suspect to make a knowing, intelligent and voluntary waiver of their Miranda rights for up to 60 minutes following the TASER exposure.
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