From False Confession to Wrongful Conviction: Seven Psychological Processes

@article{Leo2010FromFC,
  title={From False Confession to Wrongful Conviction: Seven Psychological Processes},
  author={Richard A. Leo and Deborah Davis},
  journal={The Journal of Psychiatry \& Law},
  year={2010},
  volume={38},
  pages={56 - 9}
}
A steadily increasing tide of literature has documented the existence and causes of false confession as well as the link between false confession and wrongful conviction of the innocent. This literature has primarily addressed three issues: the manner in which false confessions are generated by police interrogation, individual differences in susceptibility to interrogative influence, and the role false confessions have played in documented wrongful convictions of the innocent. Although the… 
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