Huntley hearing

Definition of "Huntley hearing"
  1. A specific process in New York to determine the validity of a defendant's confession or admission under the guidelines of a Jackson-Denno hearing
How to use "Huntley hearing" in a sentence
  1. In order to ascertain the voluntariness of the defendant's statements, the judge called for a Huntley hearing.
  2. The counsel moved for a Huntley hearing to evaluate the admissibility of the accused's confession.
  3. Before accepting the defendant's self-incriminating statements, a Huntley hearing is usually conducted to ensure they were made voluntarily.

Provide Feedback
Browse Our Legal Dictionary
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z