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Right to Remain Silent

About Those Bleak Prison Phone Calls in Making A Murderer . . . .

Stephen A. Cooper | Posted 01.22.2017 | Crime
Stephen A. Cooper

Good criminal defense attorneys tell their clients at the first meeting -- whether it's in a cellblock, the attorney's office, or anywhere else -- ple...

Some Legal Aspects of Police Interrogations 50 Years After Miranda

Brad Reid | Posted 01.21.2017 | Crime
Brad Reid

Confirmation bias is a psychological tendency to interpret information in a way that reinforces a preexisting belief. For example, if a suspect believed to be guilty tells the same unchanging story over and over, it must be a rehearsed lie.

The Sound of Silence

Gary Hart | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
Gary Hart

There is a constant chorus respecting the freedom of speech. Little is heard respecting the right to remain silent. But many more Americans remain silent than speak, for more reasons than we can count. All of which are fine, except silence conveys assent.

Are False Statements Undermining America?

Brad Reid | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business
Brad Reid

While one has a legal right to remain silent unless granted immunity, one does not have the right to lie. These societal expectations are necessary to interact beyond a closed network of trusted allies