August 15, 2007
CrimProf Richard Klein Discusses the Heightened Interogation Standard of Prosecutors
Touro Law School CrimProf Richard Klein recently discussed the interviewing standatds of Prosecutors with regards to charged that the Nassau's chief homicide prosecutor improperly interrogated a woman on videotape, a tactic that he said led to the woman's wrongful indictment on murder charges
CrimProf Klein said prosecutors are held to different standards than police officers in interviewing clients.
"If a prosecutor can't say something in the grand jury, then one can make a legitimate claim that the prosecutor can't communicate those same thoughts to jurors via videotape," Klein said.
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