Partner Kacey McBroom analyzes the impact the recent decision in People v. Perez will have on coerced confessions by law enforcement her in CA. In light of the blinding success of crime documentaries like “Making of A Murderer”, law enforcement tactics are again in the spotlight. Where is the line between acceptable interrogation and improper coercion? People v. Perez gets us a little closer to that, but still not close enough. McBroom posits that Perez may well force law enforcement to get more creative in how they suggest cooperation and still preserve the confession for use in court.
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