What makes a person confess to a crime he did not commit? Was he coerced? Is he trying to protect someone else? Interrogation has come under attack as opponents focus on false confessions. However, most cases are still resolved by confession, not forensic evidence. Among the new topics covered in the Second Edition of this bestselling book, Practic
Introduction/Overview of the Process. Preparation and Strategy. Legal Aspects. Memory and False Confessions. Interpretation of Verbal and Physical Behavior. Causes of Denials. Interviewing. Why People Confess. Establishing Credibility/The Accusation. Reducing Resistance-Rationalizations. Denials. Obtaining the Admission. Development of the Admission. The Statement. Ending the Interview. Frequently Asked Questions. Telephone Interviewing. Specialized Interviews. About the Authors. Index.