Court rules against testimony obtained illegally

By DAN IZENBERG
May 4, 2006 19:21

 
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The Supreme Court on Thursday handed down a landmark ruling allowing courts to disregard evidence in criminal trials based on testimony that was obtained illegally. The court also ruled that it is a violation of the Basic Law: Human Dignity and Freedom not to inform a suspect of his right to be represented by a lawyer when being interrogated.

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