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Fitness to Be Interviewed

  • Guy A. Norfolk
  • Margaret M. Stark
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Abstract

The custodial interrogation of suspects is an essential component of all systems of criminal investigation. The confessions and other incriminating statements that are obtained during these interrogations have always played an important role in prosecutions and continue to be relied on as evidence of guilt in a substantial number of trials.

Keywords

Police Officer Physical Illness Alcohol Withdrawal Retrograde Amnesia Blood Alcohol Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Forensic and Legal MedicineBristolUK
  2. 2.Faculty of Forensic and Legal MedicineLondonUK

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