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True stories of false confessions

Author: Rob Warden; Steven A Drizin
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2009.
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Collects thirty-eight articles describing how innocent men and women have been coerced into confessing to crimes they did not commit, revealing the questionable methods police officers use to get confessions from suspects.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Warden; Steven A Drizin
ISBN: 9780810126039 0810126036
OCLC Number: 268787865
Description: ix, 514 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Brainwashing. Michael Crowe --
Beverly Monroe --
Peter Reilly --
Michael Altenburger --
Gerald Martin Anderson --
Desperation. Donnell Vaughn --
Kevin Fox --
Dennis Deonte Green --
Inquisition. Abdallah Higazy --
Christopher Ochoa --
LaVale Burt --
John A. Johnson --
Jesse and Stephen Boorn --
Child abuse. Romarr Gipson and Elijah Henderson --
Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Kharey Wise --
Melvin Dean Nimer --
Mental fragility. Ozem Goldwire --
Barry Laughman --
Earl Washington Jr. --
Inference. Robert Lee Miller, Jr. --
David Vasquez --
Steven Paul Linscott --
Thomas M. Bram --
Fabrication. Keith Longtin --
Madison Hobley --
Opportunism. Alejandro Hernandez and Rolando Cruz --
Eugene Earl Dykes --
Pretense. John Mark Karr --
Laverne Pavlinac --
Police force --
Corey Beale --
Aaron Patterson --
George Whitmore --
Unrequited innocence. Joseph Dick, Derek Tice, Danial Williams, and Eric Wilson --
Daniel Taylor --
Lebrew Jones --
Tommy Ward and Karl Fontenot --
Richard Lapointe --
John George Spirko, Jr. --
Policy recommendations.
Responsibility: edited by Rob Warden and Steven A. Drizin.

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Gathers articles about some of the most critical accounts of false confessions in the US justice system from more than forty authors, including Sydney H. Schanberg, Christine Ellen Young, Alex  Read more...

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