Legislating Confession Law in Great Britain: A Statutory Approach to Police Interrogations

Part I provides an overview of the development of British confession law, including the changes under PACE. Part II examines PACE’s impact on related subjects, such as detention conditions, access to legal advice, and waiver of the right of access to a solicitor. Finally, Part III suggests that the British experience in developing a statutory framework to regulate these issues can serve as a model for undertaking such reforms in the United States.