Short Writings

Answer the following questions in short essay format. Submitted document must be saved as a MS Word document, a minimum of 100 words per answer, Answer the following questions in your own words, and provide documentation when necessary.

1. What is the due process free and voluntary rule, and how does it govern police interrogations? Explain.

2. Explain what governs police interrogations when a suspect is in custody?

3. When does the Sixth Amendment right to counsel attach and what are the additional restrictions? Explain.

4. What are some restrictions on the use of confessions? Explain. Explain how inadmissible confessions can be used for impeachment purposes.