Mental Sanity and Confessions: the Supreme Court's New Version of the Old "voluntariness"

@inproceedings{GarciaMentalSA,
  title={Mental Sanity and Confessions: the Supreme Court's New Version of the Old "voluntariness"},
  author={Alfredo Mariano Garcia}
}
A myriad of complex and fundamental values underlie the law governing the admissibility of confessions. A dichotomy exists between the necessity of questioning criminal suspects as a vital tool of effective law enforcement and the equally strong ideal embedded in the fifth amendment's proscription against self-incrimination that "men are not to be exploited… CONTINUE READING