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Convicting the Innocent

by dave on April 18, 2011

in Criminal Justice

There is a great article over at Slate on Convicting the Innocent. It details an extensive study on what makes people confess to crimes they didn’t actually commit.  Charged with a Crime? Please call (800) 759-5813. About Connect with me on Google+More Posts (198)

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We’ve all heard of cases of wrongful conviction–of people being freed from prison years and sometimes decades after their trial. But, did you know that in 25% of cases cleared by DNA, the defendant made admissions of guilt? credit: Sam Hames Why would someone admit to something they didn’t do—spending years behind bars for a […]

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