La. Stat. tit. 15 § 451

Current with effective changes from the 2020 Legislative Session and the 2020 First Extraordinary Session
Section 15:451 - Condition precedent to use of confession; free and voluntary rule

Before what purports to be a confession can be introduced in evidence, it must be affirmatively shown that it was free and voluntary, and not made under the influence of fear, duress, intimidation, menaces, threats, inducements or promises.

La. R.S. § 15:451

Acts 2010, No. 433, §1.