This is the property of the Daily Journal Corporation and fully protected by copyright. It is made available only to Daily Journal subscribers for personal or collaborative purposes and may not be distributed, reproduced, modified, stored or transferred without written permission. Please click "Reprint" to order presentation-ready copies to distribute to clients or use in commercial marketing materials or for permission to post on a website. and copyright (showing year of publication) at the bottom.
Subscribe to the Daily Journal for access to Daily Appellate Reports, Verdicts, Judicial Profiles and more...

Tekoh v. County of Los Angeles

Ruling by

Kim M. Wardlaw

Lower Court

USDC Central District of California

dissenting Judge(s)

Eric D. Miller
Excluding expert testimony on coerced confessions was error where false confessions were beyond the common knowledge of the average layperson, and it would have helped jurors better evaluate credibility.



To continue reading, please subscribe.
For only $95 a month (the price of 2 article purchases)
Receive unlimited article access and full access to our archives,
Daily Appellate Report, award winning columns, and our
Verdicts and Settlements.
Or
$795 for an entire year!

Already a subscriber?