The Cops Lied to Me and I Confessed – Case Dismissed?

It is often a shock to our clients when we tell them that police advocate lying to suspects if such false statements will elicit a confession from the suspect.  We see this most often in police lying that “we have a video of you doing it” or “we have a witness who identified you as the robber.” Does such a lie, followed by an admission, mean the admission is improperly obtained and the judge must dismiss the case?  To read the answer, click on the following link.

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