RSVP: False Confessions Lecture at USF School of Law on April 11th

RSVP: False Confessions Lecture at USF School of Law on April 11th

"False confessions are one of the leading factors contributing to the conviction of innocent people in the United States. As DNA evidence has exonerated hundreds of people, the role of false confessions has also been brought to light. Why do innocent people confess? How often does this occur? Is there a pattern to false confessions? Hamill Family Chair Professor of Law and Social Psychology Richard A. Leo will address…