What is the test for making a statement voluntarily?

California, United States of America


The following excerpt is from The People v. Martinez, B211420, Los Angeles County Super. Ct. No. BA325247 (Cal. App. 2010):

The Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution prohibits the use of involuntary statements made to law enforcement as a result of coercion. (People v. Neal (2003) 31 Cal.4th 63, 79.) Whether a statement is voluntarily made is determined by looking at the

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