Convicting the Innocent
Professor James R. Elkins College of Law
West Virginia University|Fall|2016|



Beatrice Six

  John Ferak, Failure of Justice: A Brutal Murder, An Obsessed Cop, Six Wrongful Convictions

Ada JoAnn Taylor

Ada JoAnn Taylor Describes the Interrogations that Led to her False Confession
[5:52 mins.] [coerced into believing she was involved in a crime she did not commit]

[5:45 mins.]

Possible Changes in Interrogation Tactics to Prevent False Confessions
[9:21 mins.]

Life After Exoneration
[3:25 mins.]

False Confessions and Compensation
[5:47 mins.]

False Confessions

Introducing False Confession Evidence in Trial
[1:27 mins.]

Courts Reactions to False Confession Evidence
[2:53 mins.]

The Threat of the Death Penalty in Interrogations
[2:09 mins.]

False Confessions and Compensation
[5:47 mins.]