Recording of Interrogations in Illinois

Under Illinois law, all custodial interrogations in a homicide and sexual assault cases must be recorded, and any statement made by the accused during an interrogation is presumed inadmissible unless the entire interrogation is electronically recorded. The presumption of inadmissibility may be overcome by a preponderance of the evidence that the statement was voluntarily given and reliable, given the totality of the evidence. Effective: 2005; Amended most recently: 2013.

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