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CONFESSION LAW UPDATE
A DISCUSSION OF CUSTODY, MIRANDA & THE
5TH & 6TH AMENDMENTS

Hours: 8
Tuition: $95

Program Information:

This is a discussion based course designed to allow officers to work through scenarios based on the current state of the law surrounding statements and confessions.    Officers will be presented with fact patterns, based on real world scenarios, designed to promote discussion of the many legal issues surrounding this area of the law.  The course will also include an overview of Juvenile law.

Topics include:

  • When is a defendant in custody?

  • When does a statement need to be recorded?

  • When can I go back and talk to a defendant in custody and what can we talk about?        

  • When does a defendant invoke counsel and/right to silence?

  • What is an “ambiguous” request for a lawyer?

  • Keeping the 5th and 6th amendments straight.

  • The differences between the Juvenile and Adult justice systems.

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
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Voice: (630) 942-2939

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Voice: (630) 942-2295

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