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Electronic Recording

Police in Death Penalty States Must Be Required to Record Interrogations

Steve Drizin | Posted 11.23.2014 | Crime
Steve Drizin

The recent exonerations of Leon Brown and Henry Lee McCollum in North Carolina again underscore the need to require police to record interrogations of suspects.

Recording Interrogations is a Public Safety Imperative

John Terzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Terzano

Last month, Frank Sterling was exonerated by DNA evidence after being incarcerated 18 years for a crime he did not commit. Sterling was wrongfully con...

False Confessions: What Would It Take to Make You Confess?

John Terzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Terzano

Most people find it hard to understand how anyone could ever confess to a crime they did not commit. But it happens over and over again. False confessions are a well-documented reality.

Missed Opportunities in Texas

John Terzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Terzano

Last night, as the Texas House of Representatives hit the deadline to consider Senate bills, the state lost the opportunity to act on a host of import...