Guilty until proven innocent

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Putnam, 1977 - Law - 377 pages
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Recounts the incredible ordeal of eighteen-year-old Peter Reilly, coerced by Connecticut state police into confessing to the murder of his mother and exonerated three years later through the efforts of outraged friends and neighbors

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A very interesting look into "lie detectors" and how they don't work - as well as how manipulative police can be in getting suspects to "admit" their guilt. I was, however, quite disappointed that nobody was rightly tried and convicted of this crime. Whoever did it totally got away with it... Read full review

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Contents

Murder
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September 28 1973
21
Investigation
39
Copyright

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disputes that often arise from some combination of forgetting and ...
Guilty until proven innocent. New York: gp. Putnam’s. Connery, ds (Ed.). (1996). Convicting the innocent. Cambridge, MA:. Brookline. Conti, R. (1999). ...
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JSTOR: The Consequences of False Confessions: Deprivations of ...
69 DONALD CONNERY, GUILTY UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT 360-77 (1977). 70 JOAN BARTHEL, A DEATH IN CANAAN 319-28 (1976). See also Reilly v. ...
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