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Perceptions of coercion: a comparison of perspectives
When a confession is retracted, issues of coercion and voluntariness are important and often contested matters in criminal courts. Counsel may wish to call an expert witness to testify about the coercive pressures of certain ...
Development of the Interview and Interrogation Assessment Instrument
Confession evidence factors heavily in judicial decision making, and courts may call an expert social scientist to assess the coercive pressures of an interrogation and risk factors for false confession. At present, there ...