News 02.03.12

Friday Roundup: False Confessions, Investigating Wrongful Convictions

A Detroit man serving time for eight murders may own up to four more in an effort to

clear a teenager whose confession was given to satisfy police


 

Florida exoneree Alan Crotzer describes the

effects of being wrongfully convicted

.

 

A Maryland Gazette editorial reminds jurors to

consider the perils of false confessions

and the statistics of juveniles signing confessions to end the interrogation process.

 

A California man who was wrongfully convicted of murder

filed a lawsuit against San Francisco

for building a case around the testimony of a witness who was compensated.

 

The Atlantic reports on a death row case ”

even weaker than the one against Troy Davis

.”

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