By Megan J. Davies on June 23, 2021
Confessions are powerful and often critical pieces of evidence that can determine a defendant’s guilt or innocence in a court of law. However, if a confession is coerced, it can put an innocent person behind bars for years with devastating consequences for the individual as well as a loss of confidence in the criminal justice system. For every wrongfully incarcerated person there is a victim that doesn’t receive justice and a criminal who goes free.
This week, the Delaware House of Representatives brought us one step closer to joining 29 other states and the District of Columbia in recording custodial interrogations.
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