Can the police trick suspects into confession? There have been many articles and papers written about the constitutional rights of suspects and how this type of trickery into confession should be illegal. Suspects have the right to refuse to answer questions posed by the police. Naive minors especially, should be reminded of the opportunity.
My friends and I had spent almost all day planning, inviting, preparing, and cleaning the shop in my backyard for my sixteenth birthday party. When we had finished we only had an hour until the party would start. An hour which consisted of my girl-friends and I getting showered and ready and my guy-friends bringing tables and alcohol. Ten o’clock came around and as my friends and I were still getting ready, my living room was starting to fill with high school students who were ready to have a good time.
I led everyone outside to the backyard and into the shop where the party would be held, and left them not long after to finish getting ready. After locking the doors and turning off all of the lights, I walked back out to a shop full of friends and even people I did not know, playing beer pong, dancing, talking, and some even on their phones inviting others! I was waiting for a turn on any of the tables to open up, so I walked around and associated with everyone for a while. Finally, one of the teams on a table had lost, so my partner, Xaviera, and I planned to take over. The game started and the opposing team shot their balls and both missed, so it was our turn. Xaviera shot her ball first and made it; I shot mine and made it also. But as soon as the ball went into the cup my cell phone started to ring. It was Alexus, a friend who had just left, informing me that the cops got a tip we were minors drinking and they were outside; ready to stop the party. I immediately ran to turn off the music. And when I turned off the lights everyone turned to look at me. Uneasily, I told them that the police were in...