Thursday, December 04, 2008

How to Get Yourself Wrongly Convicted


According to Leonard L. Cavise, an expert on criminal law at DePaul University's College of Law, the "big three" causes of wrongful convictions are coerced confession, jailhouse snitch and mistaken identity.

Sun Times


Interesting. The snitches and paid informants seem the least reliable method of all. Coerced confessions pick up the clueless and/or those with nothing to lose.

1 Comments:

At 8:27 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I would add to that "get a bad attorney."

 

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