False Confessions: Silence is Golden

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    The studies mentioned in this article have some ramifications for those seeking to justify torture/"enhanced interrogation". Although torture isn't mentioned, it's obvious that it would be included
    under "unpleasant interrogation".

    False confessions: Silence is golden | The Economist
     
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    False confessions obstruct justice...
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    'Speeding train' interrogations can fuel false confessions
    26 Dec.`11 – On Dec. 7, a Montana judge released confessed murderer Barry Beach after ruling that new evidence in his case was "credible" and that he deserved a new trial.
     

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