Silence and Confessions: The Suspect as the Source of Evidence (Paperback)

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This book examines the treatment of suspects in interrogation and explores issues surrounding the right to silence. Employing a socio-legal approach, it draws from empirical research in the social sciences including social psychology to understand the problem of obtaining reliable evidence during interrogation.

About the Author


Susan Easton is Reader in Law and Director of the Criminal Justice Research Centre at Brunel Law School, UK. She is also a barrister, editor of the International Journal of Discrimination and the Law and the author of Prisoners' Rights: Principles and Practice.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781349462391
ISBN-10: 134946239X
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 1st, 2014
Pages: 274
Language: English