Q: If a person is arrested and not read his or her rights in Louisiana what recourse does he have
A: This is one of the most common questions asked. Unfortunately, there is a myth that the cops' failure to advise your rights will prohibit prosecution and get the case dismissed. This isn't so. But, if the person confessed during an interrogation with out having first been read his rights, that statement and any evidence derived from it can be thrown out. If this is the critical piece of evidence needed to prove the case, then the lack of admissible evidence could cause the case to get dismissed.
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