The Appeals Court’s recent decision in Commonwealth v. Tremblay held that a defendant’s waiver of the presence of an attorney during police questioning was voluntary despite his intoxication.
An October 5th CLE program will feature, among other topics, a discussion of last week's Appeals Court decision, Commonwealth v. Tremblay, which clarifies the issue of intoxication and waiver of Miranda rights.
Social Law’s collection of materials on criminal defendant’s rights include:
Police Interrogations and Confessions in Massachusetts http://encore.socialaw.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1135671
Criminal Practice and Procedure (Massachusetts Practice Series) http://encore.socialaw.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1138307
Criminal Constitutional Law http://encore.socialaw.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1009434
(Also available as an e-book)
Searches & Seizures Arrests and Confessions http://encore.socialaw.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1079074