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Kids, Cops, and Confessions: Inside the Interrogation Room

Barry C. Feld

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727775
eISBN:
9780814770467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727775.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Juveniles possess less maturity, intelligence, and competence than adults, heightening their vulnerability in the justice system. For this reason, states try juveniles in separate courts and use ... More


Interrogating Criminal Suspects: Law on the Books and Law in Action

Barry C. Feld

in Kids, Cops, and Confessions: Inside the Interrogation Room

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727775
eISBN:
9780814770467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727775.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reviews the three constitutional strategies used by the U.S. Supreme Court to regulate police interrogation. It argues that these strategies fail because the Court has no way to ... More


Questioning Juveniles: Law and Developmental Psychology

Barry C. Feld

in Kids, Cops, and Confessions: Inside the Interrogation Room

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727775
eISBN:
9780814770467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727775.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyzes the law that governs juvenile interrogation. The U.S. Supreme Court has emphasized that youthfulness heightens vulnerability and has directed the close scrutiny of juveniles' ... More


True and False Confessions: Different Outcomes, Different Processes

Barry C. Feld

in Kids, Cops, and Confessions: Inside the Interrogation Room

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727775
eISBN:
9780814770467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727775.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reviews research on false confessions and contrasts them with routine felony interrogations. Studies of false confessions identify recurring elements: poor investigations that ... More


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