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Maryland prosecutors slam child interrogation law despite reports that police aren’t following it

September 15, 2023

A bipartisan group of Maryland prosecutors doubled down this week on claims that a new law requiring that underage defendants consult with an attorney about their rights before police can interrogate them is making the public less safe. As it is now, Baltimore Police and other agencies across the state are not adhering to the law, known as the Child Interrogation Act, which is designed to reduce the number of false and coerced confessions by young people, The Baltimore Sun reported in an article published Sept. 5.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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