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CRIMINAL – Interrogation – Coercion – Carjacking Charge – Police Taunt (access required)

A detective’s taunt, “I bet you want to talk now,” after defendant was shown carjacking charges identifying him as the triggerman and “DEATH” as the penalty was not improper coercion requiring suppression of defendant’s subsequent statements after waiver of his rights, the 4th Circuit says. Regardless of whether a reasonable officer would suspect that giving defendant ...

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