An Overview of Expert Psychological Testimony in False Confession Cases

Cutler, B. L., Neuschatz, J. S., & Honts, C. R. (2020). An overview of expert psychological testimony in false confession cases. The Champion, May, 30-35.

5 Pages Posted: 1 Sep 2020

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Brian L. Cutler

Ontario Tech University

Jeffrey Neuschatz

Department of Psychology

Charles Honts

Department of Psychology

Date Written: August 30, 2020

Abstract

In this article we provide an overview of psychologists in false confession cases, including expert testimony on risk factors for false confession, psychological assessment, and the polygraph.

Keywords: False Confession, Expert Testimony, Polygraph, Wrongful Conviction

JEL Classification: K41, K42

Suggested Citation

Cutler, Brian L. and Neuschatz, Jeffrey and Honts, Charles, An Overview of Expert Psychological Testimony in False Confession Cases (August 30, 2020). Cutler, B. L., Neuschatz, J. S., & Honts, C. R. (2020). An overview of expert psychological testimony in false confession cases. The Champion, May, 30-35., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3683331 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3683331

Brian L. Cutler (Contact Author)

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Jeffrey Neuschatz

Department of Psychology ( email )

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Charles Honts

Department of Psychology ( email )

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