Using Deceptive Techniques in Interrogations

TitleUsing Deceptive Techniques in Interrogations
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsLeever, M, Althaus, RA, Anestidou, L, Brinkman, A, Connolly, P, Ladenson, R, Weigel, C
Corporate AuthorsAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics,
PublisherAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsCriminal Justice , HUMAN rights , Law
AbstractIt is common practice for police detectives to use deception in police interrogations. Some strategies include lying to suspects about facts in the case or leading suspects to think that the detective empathizes with them and wants to help them. Some individuals have argued that confessions gotten though deceptive means are not voluntary and therefore, should not be admissible as evidence.
NotesCase from the 2005 APPE National Ethics Bowl Championship. Copyright, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, 2005.
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