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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Correct. The Priest/penitent privilege is inviolate.


7 posted on 07/07/2014 8:51:12 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: RIghtwardHo

I fully support keeping it inviolate. — Unfortunately, the occasional guilty person walks away from a legal/criminal conviction because of it. OJ was the classic example. During his pre-trial confinement, he confessed that he had killed his wife, Nicole, to former football player and Reverend Rosie Grier and it was over heard by a prison guard. But anything the guard heard of the discussion was inadmissible at trial because it was a protected religious counseling.


11 posted on 07/07/2014 9:29:44 PM PDT by Bill Russell
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