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False Confessions

Posted by Bill on January 19, 2008

 interrogation.jpg Have you ever been interrogated?  Ever told the police what you think they want to hear?  Did you get convicted based on the confession?  Oh, you say, never happened to me.  It can happen.  Criminal defense investigators should be vigilant about the “false confession.”  Learn more Click Here and Here

These articles survey selected web-based resources and publications that shed light on the psychology and interrogation practices behind false confessions, as well as highlighting notable educational and bibliographic materials.

Bill Lowrance

President PIAVA

president at piava.org

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Anthony Pellicano–Attorney? Represents Himself

Posted by Bill on January 9, 2008

justice  Pellicano to Represent Self in Trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday reluctantly allowed Hollywood private eye Anthony Pellicano to take over as his own lawyer in his trial on charges of illegally wiretapping celebrities.

U.S. District Judge Dale S. Fischer told Pellicano it was a bad decision but he was required by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling to allow the private investigator to do so if he insisted.

Pellicano’s lawyers said later that his motivation was to save them from having to represent him for free in a lengthy trial after the judge refused to appoint them at court expense.  Click Here to Continue

 Bill Lowrance

President PIAVA

president@piava.org

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