Murder and Robbery Conviction Overturned Where Defendant Confessed in Reliance on Detective’s False Promises of Leniency

Police understand very well that lying to a scared, vulnerable suspect can be an effective investigative technique to elicit valuable information.  But what are the limits to such lying?  Are there limits to police lying?  Click on the following link to read about one case where an appellate court ruled that the detective went too far.

http://www.greghillassociates.com/lawyer-attorney-2106879.html.

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