PODCAST: Wrongful Conviction: False Confessions - The Story of Billy Wayne Cope (4/15/2020)
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt - "Justice for All": Why People Falsely Confess to Crimes (9/5/2019)
Kassin & Thompson (2019). Videotape all police interrogations. The New York Times OP-ED (8/1/19).
Starr (2019). The Confession. Science, 364, 1022-1026.
Does Video Recording Interrogations Inhibit Crime Suspects? Answers From a Fully Randomized Field Experiment (5/1/2019)
Huwe Burton – Exonerated in Bronx County NY thirty years after false confession (1/24/2019)
New Documentary from Denmark: False Confessions (2018)
Innocence Project - Psychological Phenomena That Can Lead to Wrongful Convictions (11/18/2018)
New Op ed: Why SCOTUS Should Examine the Case of Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey (June 12, 2018)
New article: On the general acceptance of confessions research: Opinions of the scientific community (2018).
New article: False confessions: How can psychology so basic be so counterintuitive? (2017).
New article: Cognitive bias and blindness: A global survey of forensic science examiners (2017).
New article: Psychological perspectives on interrogation (2017).
APA podcast: Speaking of Psychology - False confessions aren't always what they seem (2017).
New article: “The Killing of Kitty Genovese: What Else Does This Case Tell Us?” (2017)
New article: “Miranda at 50: A Psychological Analysis” (2016)
CBS News - "Do you know your Miranda rights?" (2016)
New article - Amanda Knox: Why Do Innocent Women Confess to Crimes They Didn't Commit? (2016)
New article: “When False Confessions Trump Exculpatory DNA” (2016)
APA Science Directorate – “Forensic Science Expert Presents Findings on Capitol Hill”- American Psychological Association (5/2015)
Douglas Starr - “Juan Rivera and the Dangers of Coercive Interrogation” – The New Yorker (5/22/2015)
US Department of Justice – New Policy Favoring Electronic Recording of Interrogations (5/12/14)
Saul Elbein – “When Employees Confess, Sometimes Falsely” - New York Times (3/8/2014)
New York State Court of Appeals – Overturns the conviction of Adrian Thomas on grounds that the deceptive interrogation tactics used were coercive (2/20/2014)
The New Yorker - Douglas Starr, “The Interview,” 12/9/2013
National Public Radio - “Beyond Good Cop/Bad Cop: A Look At Real-Life Interrogations” (12/5/2013)
The Atlantic - Marc Bookman, "The Confessions of Innocent Men," 8/6/2013
The Central Park Five - Release of the new Ken Burns film, 11/23/2012
CBS 60 Minutes, "Chicago: The False Confession Capital," 12/8/12
New York State's Highest Court - False confession experts should be permitted to testify at trial when relevant, 3/29/2012
Association for Psychological Science - Law and disorder: The psychology of false confessions, 1/11/2012
New York Times - The prosecution’s case against DNA, 11/25/11
Scientific American - False confessions confuse forensics, Podcast 11/23/11
CBS 48 Hours - Amanda Knox: The Untold Story, 10/8/11
Psychology Today - The West Memphis Three, and a four step recipe for false confessions, 8/23/11
New York Times - 34 years later, the Supreme Court will revisit eyewitness IDs, 8/22/11
The Economist - False confessions: Silence is golden, 8/13/11
Kassin podcast at the Vera Institute of Justice - 9/7/2010
NBC Dateline - The Mystery in Rock Hill 7/9/10
American Psychology - Law Society published a White Paper on police-induced confessions
CBS 48 Hours - Innocence Lost: The Yogurt Shop Murders, 1/9/10
APS Observer - The psychology and power of false confessions, 12/09
New York Bar Association to fund videotaping of interrogations, 10/10/09
APA Press Release: APA files an amicus brief on false confessions, 12/2/08
False confessions in the Beatrice 6 Case, Omaha.com, 11/29/08
The Oprah Winfrey Show, "Coerced confession" featuring Marty Tankleff, 10/20/08
Marty Tankleff is free: Conviction vacated and all charges dropped, 7/2/08.
Champions of Psychology, APS Observer, March 2007
Stories on John Karr's confession,
Anderson Cooper, on whether John Karr is a murderer or a false
Employee false confessor awarded $7.5 million, San Diego Union Tribune, 4/19/06
Ralph Nader on this “corporate confession”,
ABC News Primetime story on false
Globe article on coercive interrogations,
TV's Stories of the innocence
project: Confessions of an innocent
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