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The Sound of Silence: Miranda Waivers, Selective Literalism and Social Context, Speaking of Language and Law (2014)

This chapter examines the 2010 United States Supreme Court case, Berghuis v. Thompkins, which ruled...

 

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Promoting Accuracy in the Use of Confession Evidence: An Argument for Pre-Trial Reliability Assessments to Prevent Wrongful Convictions (with Peter Neufeld, Steven Drizin, and Andrew Taslitz), Temple Law Review (2013)

This article argues that constitutional criminal procedure rules provide insufficient safeguards against the admissibility of...

 

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Disputed Interrogation Techniques in America: True and False Confessions and the Estimation and Valuation of Type I and Ii Errors (with Deborah Davis and Michael Williams), Controversies in Innocence Cases in America (2013)

American studies of wrongful conviction have revealed a disturbing pattern. For roughly 25 percent of...

 

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Innocent Defendants: Divergent Case Outcomes and What They Teach Us (with Julia Carraano, Jon Gould, and Katie Hail-Jares), Making Justice: The Innocence Challenge to Criminal Justice Policy and Practice (2013)

Why are some innocent defendants convicted and spend years in prison before exoneration (“erroneous convictions”),...

 

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Predicting Erroneous Convictions (with Jon Gould, Julia Carrano, and Katie Hail-Jares), Iowa Law Review (2013)

The last thirty years have seen an enormous increase not only in the exonerations of...