False confessions

What do you think are some of the reasons why a person may choose to falsely confess to a crime that he or she did not commit? Explain.
What is the investigator’s response upon learning of a possible false confession by a suspect in a case he or she is investigating? Explain. ◦What do you think the consequences should be for ignoring knowledge
of a false confession? Why?

How do false confessions relate to Miranda warnings? Explain.
Should individuals wrongly imprison because of false confessions be compensated? Why or why not?



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