Wednesday, October 19, 2005

New Jersey to require taping confession

Blonde Justice reports that interrogations must now be recorded in New Jersey, from the Miranda warning afterward. BJ's commenters noted that Massachussetts, Minnesota and Alaska already require taping defendants' confessions. That's an absolutely critical reform which would prevent a lot of police misconduct. Read more on the need for taping interrogations here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Audio-only can be edited to change time-order and delete unwanted segments. The law should be audo-and-video, uninterrupted.