Alan Hirsch, over at The Truth About False Confessions provides important information and updates about coerced confessions, and the devastating impact that they can have on the accused and on their families. The prospect of being coerced into confessing to a crime you didn’t commit may seem farfetched to some people, but it happens all too often by overzealous law enforcement officers. It’s worth pondering that, when the wrong person is convicted due to a false confession, the real perpetrator still roams the streets. Chilling.
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