Three Card Monte at the Police Station

September 23, 2013

  • 110 Criminal
  • 110XVII Evidence
  • 110XVII(M) Statements, Confessions, and Admissions by or on Behalf of Accused
  • 110XVII(M)19 Determination of Admissibility of Statement, Confession, or Admission
  • 110k413.49 Weight and Sufficiency of Evidence
  • 110k413.51 k. Voluntariness.

110 CriminalAdmission of police officer’s testimony that defendant had committed crimes as a three-card monte player did not violate defendant’s due process right to fair trial, in murder prosecution, where testimony was admitted to show that defendant’s time at police station being interrogated was not coercive, as he taught officers to play chess and three card monte.
Weeks v. Senkowski, 275 F. Supp.2d 331 (E.D.N.Y. 2003)