Recent United States Supreme Court decisions concerning the admissibility of statements or confessions into evidence have sharply curtailed haphazard interrogation procedures. As courts have become more punctilious about "due process" and other constitutional guarantees, a greater degree of care and fairness has been demanded in soliciting information and advising uninformed individuals of their rights.
Mentzer, Howard E.
"Confessions, Miranda's Applicability; Clewis v. Texas,"
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