False confessions conference in El Paso, Texas
The University of Texas at El Paso will host a conference from September 27-29 bringing together experts on interrogations and false confessions. The conference’s keynote speaker will be Innocence Project client
, who was exonerated in 2006 after serving more than 15 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit. He was convicted as a teenager when he falsely confessed to the crime after several hours of interrogation and three polygraph tests.
other wrongful convictions
caused, at least in part, by a false confession.
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