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By Susan Berk-Seligson

The publication offers a discourse research of police interrogations concerning U.S. Hispanic suspects accused of crimes. The examine is exclusive in that it concentrates on interrogations related to suspects whose first language isn't really English and law enforcement officials who've a rudimentary wisdom of Spanish. the quantity examines the pitfalls of utilizing law enforcement officials as interpreters at custodial interrogations.

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