Westlaw Headnote of the Day – December 9, 2010

December 9, 2010

West's Key 110 Criminal Law
West's Key 110XVII Evidence
West's Key 110XVII(T) Confessions
West's Key 110k520 Promises or Other Inducements
West's Key 110k520(6) k. Collateral Inducements.

The fact that a confession was obtained from the defendant by a girl whom he wished to marry, who was hired to promise him that she would marry him if he would tell her about the crime, does not render it inadmissible.
State v. Hardee, 83 N.C. 619 (1880)

Suggested by Kara Boucher, West Principal Attorney Editor