False confessions

1 Lawyers Tour met Peter van Koppen

5 okt. 2016

Bekijk hier de samenvatting van Lawyers Tour #Woudschoten met Peter van Koppen over o.a. het Nederlands Forensisch Instituut, de Raadkamer en Alice in Wonderland. En waarom hij blij is dat hij geen advocaat is.
 

2 ‘Essentiële bron verzwegen in zaak Arnhemse villamoord’

14 jan. 2020

ARNHEM – De politie en het Openbaar Ministerie hebben een essentiele bron verzwegen in de zaak van de Arnhemse Villamoord, eind jaren 90. Dat blijkt uit een documentaire die de KRO-NCRV deze week uitzendt. Negen mannen zaten mogelijk jarenlang onterecht in de cel voor de moord.
 

3 Arnhemse Villamoord moet worden herzien’

17 jan. 2014

‘Arnhemse Villamoord moet worden herzien’
 

4 Ton Derksen over de Arnhemse Villamoord in de Week van Gelderland

21 sep. 2018

– Komt er na twintig jaar uitsluitsel in de Arnhemse Villamoord? Het onderzoek naar de moord op de 63-jarige bewoonster van de villa in Arnhem in 1998 moet over. Mogelijk zaten 9 veroordeelden onterecht vast, een van hen pleegde zelfs zelfmoord in zijn cel. In de Week van Gelderland liet wetenschapsfilosoof Ton Derksen zijn licht schijnen over de zaak. ‘Die mannen hebben gewoon niets gedaan.’
 

5 Maker Joost van Wijk, advocaat Paul Acda en nabestaan Mariëlla Sneep over docuserie ‘Villamoord’

14 jan. 2020

 
‘De Villamoord’ is een driedelige documentaireserie van de KRO-NCRV over de ‘Arnhemse villamoord’, mogelijk de grootste gerechtelijke dwaling in de Nederlandse geschiedenis. Vanavond is documentairemaker Joost van Wijk te gast om te praten over deze onthullende documentaire, samen met advocaat Paul Acda en Mariëlla Sneep. Haar broer werd veroordeeld in deze zaak maar hij hield altijd vol onschuldig te zijn.
 

 

6 Miscarriages of Justice ~ Scott Hornoff case ~ Police Incompetence – Part 1 of (3)

21 aug. 2010

In the Scott Hornoff case it starts with Police Incompetence. Scott Hornoff is locked away and it appears he will never get out a free man. Then Another man Todd Barry confesses to the crime and the case is re opened. Todd Barry voluntarily confesses to the crime to a skeptical police and expresses remorse at the injustice he has caused and the crime he committed.

Information about miscarriages of justice:

A miscarriage of justice primarily is the conviction and punishment of a person for a crime they did not commit. The term travesty of justice is sometimes used for a gross, deliberate miscarriage of justice. Miscarriage of justice” is sometimes synonymous with wrongful conviction, referring to a conviction reached in an unfair or disputed trial.

Causes of miscarriages of justice include:

Plea bargains that offer incentives for the innocent to plead guilty
Confirmation bias on the part of investigators
Withholding or destruction of evidence by police or prosecution
fabrication of evidence or outright perjury by police (see testilying), or prosecution witnesses (e.g. Dr Charles Smith)
Biased editing of evidence
Prejudice towards the class of people to which the defendant belongs
Poor identification by witnesses and/or victims
Overestimation/underestimation of the evidential value of expert testimony
Contaminated evidence
Faulty forensic tests
false confessions due to police pressure or psychological weakness
Misdirection of a jury by a judge during trial
perjured evidence by the real guilty party or their accomplices (frameup)
Perjured evidence by supposed victim or their accomplices
Conspiracy between court of appeal judges and prosecutors to uphold conviction of innocent

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7 Miscarriages of Justice ~ Scott Hornoff case ~ Police Incompetence – Part 2 of (3)

20 aug. 2010

Police officer Scott Hornoff while innocent is found guilty of a crime he did not commit.
 

8 Miscarriages of Justice ~ Scott Hornoff case ~ Police Incompetence – Part 3 of (3)

22 aug. 2010

Police officer Scott Hornoff while innocent is found guilty of a crime he did not commit. Todd Barry voluntarily confesses to the crime to a skeptical police and expresses remorse at the injustice he has caused and the crime he committed.
 

9 Norfolk Four: A Miscarriage of Justice part one

2 apr. 2009

Norfolk Four – Four men, Danial Williams, Joseph Dick, Derek Tice, and Eric Wilson, all veterans of the U.S. Navy, were convicted of a crime they did not commit. Eric has been released from prison, but Danial, Joe, and Derek remain in Virginia prisons serving double-life sentences for a rape and murder committed by another man, Omar Ballard. An objective, comprehensive review of this case by the nations leading experts in the fields of forensic pathology, forensic DNA analysis, crime scene reconstruction, and false confessions leaves no doubt that Danial, Joe, Derek, and Eric were wrongly accused, falsely confessed, and are all innocent.
 

10 Terrible Moms Trade Babies!

21 jan. 2021

We don’t know which of you need to hear this, but babies aren’t trading cards!
 
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