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Asking Ostensibly Silly Questions in Police‐Suspect Interrogations

Elizabeth Stokoe and Derek Edwards

in Why Do You Ask?: The Function of Questions in Institutional Discourse

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195306897
eISBN:
9780199867943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306897.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter, written by Elizabeth Stokoe and Derek Edwards, considers the occurrence in police‐suspect interrogations of what the authors term “silly questions.” A “silly question” is one that has ... More


The Miranda Ruling: Its Past, Present, and Future

Lawrence S. Wrightsman and Mary L. Pitman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730902
eISBN:
9780199776986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730902.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

In 1966 the Supreme Court ruled that law-enforcement officers were required to inform criminal defendants about their rights to remain silent or have an attorney present during their interrogation. ... More


Police Reactions to the Miranda Requirements

Lawrence S. Wrightsman and Mary L. Pitman

in The Miranda Ruling: Its Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730902
eISBN:
9780199776986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730902.003.007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

When the Miranda decision was announced, police feared it would inhibit their effectiveness in gaining the cooperation of suspects. This fear has not been borne out; 80 % of suspects waive their ... More


Advisers at Interrogation

Micke McConville, Jacqueliene Hodgson, Lee Bridges, and Anita Pavlovic

in Standing Accused: The Organization and Practices of Criminal Defence Lawyers in Britain

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258681
eISBN:
9780191681851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258681.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reports research that tries to analyse the practices of firms through attendance at interrogations. Before dealing with the dynamics of all the parties involved in the interrogation ... More


Kids, Cops, and Confessions: Inside the Interrogation Room

Barry C. Feld

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727775
eISBN:
9780814770467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727775.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Juveniles possess less maturity, intelligence, and competence than adults, heightening their vulnerability in the justice system. For this reason, states try juveniles in separate courts and use ... More


Silence, Speech, and the Paradox of the Right to Remain Silent in American Police Interrogation

Janet Ainsworth

in Law and Language: Current Legal Issues Volume 15

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673667
eISBN:
9780191751769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673667.003.0201
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

In contemporary jurisprudence, the right to remain silent has been valorized as foundational to human dignity and to human expressive freedom. The right to remain silent is also likely the criminal ... More


Literary Theory and the Secret Police: Writing and Estranging the Self

in Police Aesthetics: Literature, Film, and the Secret Police in Soviet Times

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760805
eISBN:
9780804775724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760805.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter, which examines the relationship between literary theory and the secret police through an analysis of the concept of estrangement, explores the works of Viktor Shklovsky and Nicolae ... More


Police Interviewing and Interrogation of Adolescent Suspects: Process and Outcomes

Hayley M. D. Cleary and Sarah Vidal

in Psychology, Law, and the Wellbeing of Children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199934218
eISBN:
9780199356874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934218.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Despite increasing empirical attention to interrogation, remarkably little is known about what actually occurs when police question suspects. For example, we have learned a great deal about ... More


“I Want to Talk to My Mom”: The Role of Parents in Police Interrogation of Juveniles

Stephen M. Reba, Randee J. Waldman, and Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in Justice for Kids: Keeping Kids Out of the Juvenile Justice System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721377
eISBN:
9780814721384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721377.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the role of parents in the interviewing of juveniles by the police, the issues arising from such interrogation, and the implications of such issues for prevention of juvenile ... More


Totality of Circumstances and Translating the Miranda Warnings

Susan Berk-Seligson

in Discursive Constructions of Consent in the Legal Process

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199945351
eISBN:
9780190279219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945351.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter questions the widely held assumption of the criminal justice system that if suspects being held in custody have acknowledged understanding police explanations of their rights and then ... More


A Sketch of the Policeman’s Working Personality

Jerome H. Skolnick

in Race, Ethnicity, and Policing: New and Essential Readings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776155
eISBN:
9780814777480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776155.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter suggests a thesis of Jerome Skolnick that has informed decades of research on the social psychology of policing as an occupation: that through a confluence of pressures that include ... More


Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Chris Heffer, Frances Rock, and John Conley (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Legal-Lay Communication combines a range of perspectives on a key theme in language and law with a specific theoretical focus on how texts ‘travel’ through the legal process. The ... More


Textual Travel in Legal–Lay Communication

Frances Rock, Chris Heffer, and Conley John

in Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The opening chapter provides the theoretical and contextual background to the book and introduces the rationale for the sections and for the themes that re-occur throughout the papers. After a brief ... More


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