Think 'The Confession Tapes' Is Another True-Crime Binge? Think Again
Why the year's most important true-crime series is also the most frustrating.
The Strange Case of the Innocents Who Confessed to Murders They Didn’t Commit
In 1974, six innocent people mysteriously admitted to a double homicide they had nothing to do with. Each had fallen victim to the same strange psychological syndrome.
What It's Like to Face Your Daughter's Killer
He looked in my eyes and said he was sorry. Do I believe that? I'm not sure.
Jeanette Popp, as told to Maurice Chammah
Amanda Knox: Why Do Innocent Women Confess to Crimes They Didn’t Commit?
Very little is known about how different genders experience criminal investigations differently—but is it time for this to change?
Amanda Marie Knox
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'Making a Murderer' Subject's Confession Unlawfully Coerced, Judge Rules
A US District Court judge ruled that Brendan Dassey's confession was "involuntary under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments."