The second lecture in the series will feature Distinguished Professor Saul Kassin of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, New York.
The topic is "False Confessions: Causes, Consequences and Proposed Reforms"
Approved for 1 hour of MCLE credit.
Free and open to the public.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Reception to follow
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center
Map and Directions
There is no cost to attend, but for catering purposes please RSVP by September 26th to:
Patricia DeVoe, firstname.lastname@example.org or (949) 824-1278
Saul Kassin's research interest is in the identification and prevention of wrongful convictions. Several years ago he pioneered the scientific study of police interviewing, interrogations and false confessions. He introduced a taxonomy that is now universally accepted and research paradigms that are now used to examine why innocent people are targeted for interrogation, why they confess and the consequences of their confessions. Kassin has appeared as an analyst for numerous news networks and as an expert witness in federal, state and military courts. His research is currently funded by the National Science Foundation.
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