Monday, July 27, 2009

Extra-Judicial Confession

Thus, we have held that an extra-judicial confession is admissible in evidence if the following requisites have been satisfied: (1) it must be voluntary; (2) it must be made with the assistance of competent and independent counsel; (3) it must be express; and (4) it must be in writing. (People v. Reyes, G.R. No. 178300, March 17, 2009)

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