Deborah Davis

University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV 89557

United States

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1.

From False Confession to Wrongful Conviction: Seven Psychological Processes

Journal of Psychiatry and Law, 2009, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2009-28
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2010
Richard A. Leo and Deborah Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law and University of Nevada, Reno
Downloads 997 (12,489)
Citation 2

Abstract:

false confession, wrongful conviction, police interrogation

2.

Strategies for Preventing False Confessions and Their Consequences

PRACTICAL PSYCHOLOGY FOR FORENSIC INVESTIGATIONS AND PROSECUTIONS, Mark R. Kebbell and Graham M. Davies, eds., Wiley & Sons, 2006, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2011-20
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2011
Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo
University of Nevada, Reno and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 714 (18,133)
Citation 5

Abstract:

false confessions, wrongful convictions, interrogation methods, police, law enforcement

3.

Disputed Interrogation Techniques in America: True and False Confessions and the Estimation and Valuation of Type I and II Errors

in Sarah Cooper, ed., Controversies in Innocence Cases in America (Ashgate Publishing 2014)., Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2013-27
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2014
Deborah Davis, Richard A. Leo and Michael J. Williams
University of Nevada, Reno, University of San Francisco - School of Law and Georgia State University
Downloads 376 (53,244)

Abstract:

criminal law, wrongful conviction, false confession, police interrogation, criminal justice, law enforcement, criminal procedure

4.

The Problem of Interrogation-Induced False Confession: Sources of Failure in Prevention and Detection

In Stephen Morewitz & Mark Goldstein, eds., The Handbook of Forensic Sociology and Psychology (Springer, 2013 Forthcoming), Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2012-28
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 May 2012 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2013
Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo
University of Nevada, Reno and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 349 (50,599)

Abstract:

false confession, wrongful conviction, American law enforcement, interrogation

5.

Interrogations and Confessions

in Jay Albanese, ed., THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CRIMINOLOGY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE (John Wiley & Sons 2014)., Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2014
Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo
University of Nevada, Reno and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 335 (56,997)

Abstract:

interrogation, false confession, police, wrongful conviction, innocence, criminal procedure

6.

Three Prongs of the Confession Problem: Issues and Proposed Solutions

in Carol Henderson & Jules Epstein, eds., The Future of Evidence: How Science and Technology Will Change The Practice of Law (ABA 2011).
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2014
Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo
University of Nevada, Reno and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 266 (78,502)
Citation 3

Abstract:

False Confessions, Voluntariness, Psychological Techniques, Law Enforcement

7.

Acute Suggestibility in Police Interrogation: Self-Regulation Failure as a Primary Mechanism of Vulnerability

in Anne Ridley, ed., Suggestibility in Legal Contexts: Psychological Research and Forensic Applications, (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2013). , Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2016
Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo
University of Nevada, Reno and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 207 (87,651)

Abstract:

police interrogation, criminal law, criminal procedure, interrogation-related regulatory decline, self-regulation failure, false confession

8.

Interrogation Through Pragmatic Implication: Sticking to the Letter of the Law While Violating its Intent

in Lawrence Solan & Peter Tiersma, eds. Oxford Handbook on Language and the Law (Oxford University Press 2012). , Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2011-13
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2014
Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo
University of Nevada, Reno and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 200 (101,321)
Citation 3

Abstract:

interrogation, false confession, pragmatic implication, police

9.

‘Interrogation-Related Regulatory Decline:’ Ego-Depletion, Failures of Self-Regulation and the Decision to Confess

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2011-24
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2011
Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo
University of Nevada, Reno and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 175 (113,343)

Abstract:

false confessions, interrogation practices, interrogation-related regulatory decline

10.

'Unconscious Transference' Can Be an Instance of 'Change Blindness'

Applied Cognitive Psychology, Vol. 22, pp. 605-623, 2008, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2008-09
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
University of Nevada, Reno, University of California, Irvine - Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of Utah and Stanford University - School of Medicine
Downloads 163 (114,379)
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11.

His Story, Her Story: Sexual Miscommunication, Motivated Remembering, and Intoxication as Pathways to Honest False Testimony Regarding Sexual Consent

in R. Burnett, ed., Vilified: Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016, Forthcoming)., Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2014-33
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
University of Nevada, Reno, University of Nevada, Reno and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 155 (106,353)

Abstract:

rape, sexual coercion, alcohol, memory, consent

12.

Change Blindness Can Cause Mistaken Eyewitness Identification

Legal and Criminological Psychology, Vol. 16, pp. 62-74, 2011, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-09
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Feb 2011
University of California, Irvine - Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, Reed College, Psychology, University of California, Irvine, University of California, Irvine - Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of Nevada, Reno and University of California, Irvine - Department of Psychology and Social Behavior
Downloads 151 (137,095)

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13.

Selling Confession: Setting the Stage with the ‘Sympathetic Detective with a Time-Limited Offer’

Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Forthcoming, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2010-29
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2010
Deborah Davis, Richard A. Leo and William C. Follette
University of Nevada, Reno, University of San Francisco - School of Law and University of Nevada, Reno
Downloads 127 (158,871)
Citation 4

Abstract:

interrogation, false confession, sympathy, authority, beneficence

14.

To Walk in Their Shoes: The Problem of Missing, Misunderstood, and Misrepresented Context in Judging Criminal Confessions

46 New England Law Review 737 (2011-2012), Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2012-22
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2014
Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo
University of Nevada, Reno and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 116 (155,223)

Abstract:

false confession, criminal procedure, police interrogation, police contamination, Brandon Garrett

15.

When Exoneration Seems Hopeless: The Special Vulnerability of Sexual Abuse Suspects to False Confession

Ros Burnett, ed., Wrongful Allegations of Person Abuse, Oxford Univ. Press, 2015, Forthcoming, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2014-25
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo
University of Nevada, Reno and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 110 (146,823)

Abstract:

criminal law, false confessions, wrongful convictions, interrogation, sexual abuse suspects, innocence

16.

Commentary: Overcoming Judicial Preferences for Person- Versus Situation-Based Analyses of Interrogation-Induced Confessions

Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2010, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2012-14
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2012
Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo
University of Nevada, Reno and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 99 (195,314)
Citation 2

Abstract:

expert testimony, false confessions, interrogation-induced confessions

17.

Misinformation Effect in Older versus Younger Adults: A Meta-Analysis and Review

Chapter 2 IN: The Elderly Eyewitness in Court, UK: Psychology Press, 2014, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-66
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Nov 2014
University of Nebraska at Lincoln, University of Southern Mississippi, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, Law-Psychology Program, Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska, University of California, Irvine - Department of Psychology and Social Behavior and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Psychology
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18.

‘Unconscious Transference’ Can Be an Instance of ‘Change Blindness’

Applied Cognitive Psychology, Vol. 22, pp. 605-623, 2008, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2009-35
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
University of Nevada, Reno, University of California, Irvine - Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of Utah and Stanford University - School of Medicine
Downloads 31 (355,405)
Citation 1

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19.

Remembering Disputed Sexual Encounters: A New Frontier for Witness Memory Research

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 105, No. 4, 2015, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-03
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
Deborah Davis and Elizabeth F. Loftus
University of Nevada, Reno and University of California, Irvine - Department of Psychology and Social Behavior
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20.

A Damning Cascade of Investigative Errors: Flaws in Homicide Investigation in the USA

Fiona Bookman & Ed Maguire, eds., The Handbook on Homicide, Wiley-Blackwell, 2016, Forthcoming , Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2016-02
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2016
Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo
University of Nevada, Reno and University of San Francisco - School of Law
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Abstract:

criminal law, criminal procedure, wrongful convictions, interrogation, prosecutorial misconduct, criminal investigation, forensic science, forensic testing

21.

Recovered Memories

Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 2, April 2006
Posted: 10 Jan 2008
Elizabeth F. Loftus and Deborah Davis
University of California, Irvine - Department of Psychology and Social Behavior and University of Nevada, Reno

Abstract:

childhood sexual abuse, therapy, false memory, influence, repression