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Officer’s ‘Two-Step’ Questioning Disputed (access required)

Although an officer first obtained defen­dant’s confession to setting a fire in an oc­cupied building that was part of the Acorn intentional community in Louisa County, before giving defendant Miranda warnings and again questioning him about the fire, there was no evidence the agent knew about or had been trained in the disfavored “two-step” interrogation ...