Recording of Interrogations in Minnesota

In 1994, the Minnesota Supreme Court held that custodial interviews must be electronically recorded when feasible and “must be recorded where questioning occurs at a place of detention” beginning with the Miranda warnings. Unrecorded statements will be excluded if violation of the requirement is “substantial.”

Read the Minnesota Supreme Court decision here: State v. Scales, 518 N. 2d 587, 591 (Minn. 1994).


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