John A. Steakely

Attorney John Steakley is a 1996 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law. He began his career as the Special Prosecutor for Drug Crimes for a multi-county, multi-agency drug task force in Tennessee, where he represented the State of Tennessee in thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases in a 5-county judicial district.

FBI To Finally Start Recording Interrogations

Most people are shocked to learn that the FBI has until this year refused to record investigations.  By not recording investigations, a jury will hear only the FBI agent's summary of what was said, not what was actually said, and that is how the FBI liked it. 

But things change.  The FBI says they will now start recording interrogations "when possible."   Now if only state and local law enforcement would follow suit, we would all be better off.

More here, and here.

Forbes has a long piece here.


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