Accusatory interviews

The risk that heavy-handed interrogations might lead suspects into false confessions is by now well known. This article reports a small experiment that found similar risks if witnesses are interviewed in a harsh or accusatory manner — they may provide false informationĀ and implicate innocent subjects.

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One Response to “Accusatory interviews”

  1. Gunther Says:

    Did they ever do a study on Reid’s method 10 to 20 years later to see how well it was doing in police work after it was introduce in the 1950s?

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