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Are taped conversations from jail cells admissible in court?

I got arrested and held in a cell overnight. The police are saying they heard me on camera talkin with the other dude in the cell about the crime and that my words admitted guilt. Can anythin I said in the cell get used against me?

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    Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
    5005 Lapeer Rd
    Burton, MI 48509
    (810) 743-2960
    It may be able to be used and the other guy could testify against you.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 2/7/2013
    Robert Scott | Law office of Robert D. Scott
    PO Box 247
    Mount Rainier, MD 20712
    (301) 864-8611
    Yes, it sounds like you made an admission.
    Answer Applies to: Maryland - Replied: 2/7/2013
    Francis John Cowhig | Universal Law Group, Inc.
    430 S. Garfield Avenue
    Alhambra, CA 91801
    (626) 308-9936
    Possibly, depending on the circumstances of the taping.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 2/6/2013
    Jason Savela | Connell-Savela
    250 Arapahoe Avenue, Suite 301
    Boulder, CO 80302
    (303) 865-4545
    Yes, but do not believe the cops until you get a copy of the conversation in discovery your cell mate can testify against you too they record all phone conversations also. Do not talk about the facts or your case with anyone but your attorney.
    Answer Applies to: Colorado - Replied: 2/6/2013
    Jonathan Marko | Rasor Law Firm
    321 S. Williams St
    Royal Oak, MI 48067
    (248) 543-9000
    Generally yes. All of your jail house conversations, telephone calls, and others are usually taped.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 2/6/2013
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