48: TARA GRINSTEAD ▶ The ‘Dukes’ Of MURDER

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Carina
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Carina

I (again) listened to this episode on my way to school. I thought it was odd that police are allowed to use a confession while someone may be under the influence of some sort of substance. Luckily I was on my way to my psychology and law class. So I asked my professor how it is legal to use a confession when someone may be under the influence of drugs. His response was the judges are very hesitant to dismiss a confession in court because they don’t want to look like their supporting the criminal. However, the defense is allowed… Read more »

Nicole
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Nicole

Very helpful!! Hopefully a defense attorney can argue that successfully – because in this case for Ryan, there isn’t anything else to go on other than Bo Dukes’ own confession. While worth something, it’s really a matter of Bo’s word against Ryan’s…. which definitely complicates the case. Ryan has been pretty silent aside from his under the influence confession, but Bo has gotten caught in the Up and Vanished firestorm, and now shows a convicted pattern of lying PLUS the details of what else came up from him about kidnapping and raping allegedly someone in his neighborhood. BUT Bo is… Read more »

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