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Criminal – Murder – Mother’s Confession – Suggestibility (access required)

The Court of Appeals holds that, at defendant’s trial for the first-degree murder of her daughter, the trial court did not abuse its discretion in refusing to allow a defense expert to testify regarding defendant’s mental capacity at the time she confessed to killing her daughter. The facts here are significantly distinct from the facts of ...