Listverse: 10 Controversial Convictions based on false Confessions…


Just by chance I came across this impressive, or depressing, post on classic injustice so often evident in our so-called justice system. Without going into more detail, it suffices to bring public attention to the existence of false confessions. In other words don’t believe something just because you read it or hear it on the news.

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10 Controversial Convictions Based on False Confessions

Robin Warder May 22, 2013

http://listverse.com/2013/05/22/10-controversial-convictions-based-on-false-confessions/

One of the biggest causes of wrongful convictions is the false assumption that no one would ever confess to a crime they didn’t commit. When law enforcement officials are under great pressure to solve a case, finding the right perpetrator can become a secondary priority and if necessary, they will use coercion and intimidation to obtain a confession from a suspect. After being subjected to many hours of interrogation, suspects can reach a breaking point where they ultimately decide to tell the authorities what they want to hear. Sometimes, the suspect does not even have the mental faculties to understand the ramifications of what they’re doing. Even when there is no other evidence that a suspect committed the crime, a confession can still be enough to compel a jury to vote “guilty”. Here are ten controversial cases…

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About Ken McMurtrie

Retired Electronics Engineer, most recently installing and maintaining medical X-Ray equipment. A mature age "student" of Life and Nature, an advocate of Truth, Justice and Humanity, promoting awareness of the injustices in the world.
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