Michigan  |  Criminal Law

Legal Question

Asked on: 9/21/09, 5:28 pm

on the question of miranda rights in michigan, my 17 yr old son was detained along with several friends one afternoon by three squad cars blocking off the entire parking lot they were in, and the officers commencing to question every person there including my son (without parents present, or miranda warning issued) stating that they new all about the crime and who committed it (b & e of a store after hours, stolen skateboard), they pressured these kids until someone told on the others (which was only here say at the time "he said she said stuff") using this the cops then placed my son in a position were they hounded him to confess right there...is this legal, should they have been able to question a minor in such a fashion to force a confession?

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