false confessions

7:46 am
Tue July 31, 2012

MI Supreme Court: Jury can decide if confession was false

Michigan Supreme Court Building, Lansing, MI
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The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that a murder trial on hold since 2009 will go forward without expert testimony on the phenomenon of “false confessions."

A man charged with murder in Livingston County says he is innocent of killing his brother and his sister-in-law – even though he confessed to the crimes. 

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