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2013-01-26 23:01:41

When Dennis Lemoine was convicted for sexually assaulting a young child, his confession became a pivotal piece of evidence leading to his conviction. According to court documents, Lemoine fought his conviction and was able to take his case all the way to the Supreme Court (State of Wisconsin v. Dennis D. Lemoine CASE NO.: 2010AP2597-CR). Orange County, CA (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 When Dennis Lemoine was convicted for sexually assaulting a young child, his confession became a pivotal piece...

2011-08-05 22:39:11

Confusion about Constitutional rights can lead to self-incrimination, psychologist reports Movies and TV shows often depict crime with a police officer handcuffing a suspect and warning him that he has the right to remain silent. While those warnings may appear clear-cut, almost 1 million criminal cases may be compromised each year in the United States because suspects don't understand their constitutional rights, according to research presented at the 119th Annual Convention of the American...

2010-09-09 07:15:00

MIAMI, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who watches TV knows the "Miranda" warning by heart: "You have the right to remain silent; anything you say can and will be used against you ..." etc. Since the landmark 1966 Supreme Court decision, very little has changed except that today it must be delivered in a language suspects understand or the evidence from interrogation can be blocked from trial. But not drunk driving. Operating a vehicle is not a Constitutional right, it is a privilege...


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