Friday Roundup: False Confessions and Misidentifications


A retired Washington, D.C. police detective

discussed his role

this week in the false confession of a pregnant homeless woman.

The Florida Innocence Commission recently

voted in favor of making interrogation recordings mandatory



moratorium on the death penalty

will likely extend into 2013.

We reported earlier this week on the arguments about eyewitness identification before the U.S. Supreme Court in

Perry v. New Hampshire

. Read coverage and commentary on the case:

International Business Times:

Supreme Court Examines Eyewitness Identification


Huffington Post:

Eyewitnesses and the Constitution


The Week:

Is Eyeitness Testimony Too Unreliable to Trust?


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