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Psychologists are often enlisted to present expert testimony for either the defense or prosecution whenever a confession is called into question. This material presents the causes and consequences of voluntary or police-induced false confessions.
10 CE credits/hours, 100 questions
- Discuss the causes and consequences of police-induced false confessions.
- Summarize policy recommendations for police-induced false confessions.
- Demonstrate a model for forensic psychological assessment and consultation.
- Present legal issues for which psychological testimony may be relevant.
- Explain how to conduct psychological assessments and prepare testimony.
- Delineate how to address waiver of Miranda rights.
- Describe how to address the voluntariness of a confession, and how to address the reliability of a confession.
Statement of Understanding (downloadable/printable)
"Interrogations and Disputed Confessions" - Final Exam Questions (downloadable/printable)