JACKSON–DENNO HEARING

Jackson–Denno hearing. A court proceeding held outside the jury’s presence, to determine whether the defen-dant’s confession was voluntary and therefore admissible as evidence. Jackson v. Denno, 378 U.S. 368, 84 S.Ct. 1774 (1964). — Also termed Jackson v. Denno hearing. [Cases: Criminal Law 531–532. C.J.S. Criminal Law §§ 932, 938–939, 941.]