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Dr. Richard Leo offers erroneous testimony about The Reid Technique (part 1 of 2)

Jul 22, 2013

In a deposition he gave in April 2013 Dr. Richard Leo made numerous erroneous statements about the Reid Technique and repeatedly mischaracterized the Reid process.

Dr. Richard Leo offers erroneous testimony about The Reid Technique (part 2 of 2)

Jul 22, 2013

In a deposition he gave in April 2013 Dr. Richard Leo made numerous erroneous statements about the Reid Technique and repeatedly mischaracterized the Reid process.

What is the Gudjonsson Suggestibility Scale ("GSS")?

Sep 29, 2012

In the case State v. Wright (Jan 2012) Dr. Daniel Martel. a forensic neuro-psychologist, testified about his use of the Gudjonsson Suggestibility Scale, and from the court opinion, described GSS as follows:

Another example of how false confession experts misrepresent the Reid Technique - Richard Leo and Deborah Davis

Sep 29, 2012

In an article published earlier this year, The Problem of Interrogation-Induced False Confession: Sources of Failure in Prevention and Detection, the authors, Dr. Richard Leo and Deborah Davis, continue the trend of...

Court finds that the research by false confession expert Dr. Richard Leo utilized

Sep 29, 2012

In the case People v. Kowalski (July 2012) the Michigan Supreme Court ruled as follows:

"The circuit court excluded the testimony of two experts regarding the occurrence of false confessions and...

Expert witness testifies that the frequency of false confessions is one hundredth of one percent.

May 30, 2012

In the murder trial of Adrian Thomas in Troy, New York, the prosecution's expert witness at the Frye hearing, Professor Paul Cassell, conclusively opined thataccording to FBI figures, there are 900,000 arrests...

Example of how false confession experts misrepresent the Reid Technique - Dr. Solomon Fulero

May 14, 2012

In the case State v. Wright (Jan. 2012) Dr. Solomon Fulero, Professor of Psychology at Sinclair College, offered testimony about the Reid Technique - his testimony (quoted below) provides a perfect example...

NY's top court rejects appeal of confession (Rejects Dr.Ofshe testimony of false confessions)

Apr 02, 2012

By MICHAEL VIRTANEN
Associated press

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's top court on Thursday upheld the child rape conviction of a Queens woman who said her confession was coerced by...

Misrepresentations made about the Reid Technique - the correct information

Mar 11, 2012

Over the years a number of misrepresentations and statements containing misinformation have been made about The Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation by "false confession experts," academicians and the media. We have...

Video presentation by Dr. Richad Leo in which he gives his description of the Reid Technique

Oct 12, 2011

On their website, The Innocence Legal Team, offers a video presentation by Dr. Richard Leo of his description of the Reid Technique (which he also calls the Reid Method). The presentation can...