• Would you Confess to a Crime you Have not Committed?

Would you Confess to a Crime you Have not Committed?

22:00-22:30 / Location 2: Bouillonstraat 3, Statenzaal C 1.302 (via Lenculenstraat 26)

Jenny Schell-Leugers, PhD
associate professor of legal psychology

Imagine you are brought to a police station and accused of a crime you have not committed. Would you confess? Research shows that false confessions can be made by anyone, anywhere, at any time. What are the risk factors and what can be done to prevent false confessions and wrongful convictions?