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Coerced Confessions

Charges Dismissed Against Mother Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder

Posted 06.18.2013 | Chicago

A Chicago mother who spent nearly eight years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of her young son's strangling death is finally — and comple...

Why Do Innocent People Confess to Crimes They Did Not Commit?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

The answer all too often is coercion, intimidation, deceit and trickery. All of those techniques were employed to obtain the conviction of four innocent sailors for the rape and murder of a woman in Norfolk, Virginia.

WATCH: Tortured To Confess, Man Freed From Jail After 24 Years

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After serving nearly 24 years in jail for the rape and murder of a mail clerk found dead in a South Side apartment, Michael Tillman was freed from pri...

Guantanamo Detainees Allege Being Injected With Drugs To Coerce Confessions

Washington Post | Joby Warrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Adel al-Nusairi remembers his first six months at Guantanamo Bay as this: hours and hours of questions, but first, a needle. "I'd fall asleep" after ...