davidphogan: It makes sense to allow it to be admissible, otherwise everyone could just claim they didn't mean to confess because they got high.
Salmon: But he'd also "done" weed as well.
Sasquach: davidphogan: It makes sense to allow it to be admissible, otherwise everyone could just claim they didn't mean to confess because they got high.Could a person truly understand their right to remain silent when in that mental state? If that doesn't matter, then why bother reading them their rights at all? Can't we just say that we have all seen enough police drama TV shows to know the Miranda rights anyway?
Anderson's Pooper: Voluntary intoxication is almost never a defense. Now if he could somehow prove that the intoxication was involuntary, then he might have something.
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