Lawmakers consider bills to protect juveniles questioned by police

March 2017

The National Registry of Exonerations, a project under the UCI Newkirk Center for Science and Society, is featured in The Oregonian for its research on exonerations that have occurred in Oregon. Their research educates readers as to the number of exonerations that involved false confessions as Oregon lawmakers consider bills to protect juveniles questioned by police.

From The Oregonian:

In Oregon, 15 people have been exonerated of crimes they were convicted of between 1986 and 2012, including three involving false confessions, according to the National Registry of Exonerations. The registry is a project of the Newkirk Center for Science & Society at University of California Irvine, the University of Michigan Law School and the Michigan State University College of Law.

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