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No Pay for Expert on Interrogation (access required)

At defendant’s trial for sexually assaulting his two stepdaughters, a Fairfax Circuit Court denies defendant’s motion for funds to pay an expert to testify about psychological pressures that can be placed on a suspect during interrogation. Defendant’s motion requires the court to determine whether an expert witness is allowed to opine on the voluntariness and reliability ...