Camera Angle Important in Recording of Interrogations — The Innocence Project

Posted: September 7, 2015 by cworboy1493 in Uncategorized

To prevent false confessions, which have contributed to more than a quarter of the 330 DNA exonerations, nationally, the Innocence Project advocates that police departments video tape police interrogations so that juries can later determine if the confession was given voluntarily or was coerced. Yesterday, the National Science Foundation released a video explaining that the camera angle used in recording the interrogation can have an important effect on the ability of juries to accurately determine whether or not a confession was coerced.

Source: Camera Angle Important in Recording of Interrogations — The Innocence Project

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