In my last post, I wrote about the two words every person facing a sentencing hearing must say. Words are important . It is not only how we say them but what are the words. Sometimes we need magic words. Time and time again I see folks facing a criminal investigation speak with police

Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe declared that he did not plan to grant pardons in the West Memphis Three case unless evidence showed that someone else committed the murders. The West Memphis Three were convicted of three murders in 1993 . The case was based in large part on a suspect confession by one of the co-defendants

Interrogation techniques work and sometimes they lead to false confessions in murder and child sex crimes. Why ?

Suspect factors :

1. Studies have shown that vulnerable persons , such as juveniles , mentally ill or mentally retarded are much more vulnerable to police interrogation techniques.

2 .However , The Reid techniques and it’s

Why would an innocent person confess to a murder or rape that they didn’t commit.Ask Eddie Lowery. Mr Lowery was convicted of rape with no physical evidence that he committed the rape. However , one piece of evidence was present , his confession. Mr Lowery was convicted by a jury , but later science set