Alaska

A judge has ruled my testimony admissible for a forthcoming trial in Alaska.  This marks the 21st jurisdiction in which I’ve been qualified as a false confessions expert.  Courts around the country increasingly permit expert testimony to inform the jurors about the counter-intuitive phenomenon of false confessions.

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Englewood Four

The notorious case of the Englewood Four in Chicago has been in the news again, as more evidence of prosecutorial corruption has emerged.  What a tragic case — four teenagers coerced into false confessions spent 15 years incarcerated before being exonerated by DNA.