false confession

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  • Info A false confession is an admission of guilt in a crime in which the confessor is not responsible for the crime. more...
  • You, my friend, made your false confession to save one who had done you a poor service years ago. Cited from Valley Of Silent Men, by James Oliver Curwo
  • Ayat told her that she had been forced to sign a false confession.
  • They had nothing to do with the crime, but police had beaten false confessions from them.
  • Thus, the Soviet government was in his view the victim of false confessions.
  • Memory distrust disorder has been shown to cause false confessions in court cases.
  • During high pressure interviews, three of them gave false confessions leading to convictions for all five.
  • Critics of the technique claim it too easily produces false confessions, especially with children.
  • They provided specific questions and his responses led to his making false confessions of terrorist activities.
  • Nor must false confessions be supposed to occur only in case of homicide. Cited from Criminal Psychology, by Hans Gross
  • They wanted to document with a real case the kind of interrogation process that could produce false confessions.
  • False confessions greatly undermine the due process rights of the individual who has confessed.
  • However it has been criticized as it has a long history of eliciting false confessions.
  • The government arrested several Jewish subjects, some of whom were tortured and made false confessions.
  • This study suggests that more training could prevent false confessions, and give police a new mindset while in the interview room.
  • Think of the courage of those men and women who cheerfully went to death rather than save their lives by lying and making false confessions. Cited from This Country Of Ours, by H. E. Marshall
  • At his hearing, Befeqadu stated that he was forced to make false confessions.
  • Kassin is best known for starting the scientific study of false confessions.
  • The press coverage of the false confession later was described as a media frenzy.
  • He determined to make a false confession, to escape torture. Cited from Korea's Fight for Freedom, by F.A. McKenzie
  • Liebowitz in order to force him to sign a false confession.
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