Kassin (2023). A CT mother murdered, a son wrongly accused and a 50-year legacy. Hartford Courant..

Kassin (2022). The 'Money Train' Murder: Anatomy of Three False Confessions. New York Law Journal. .

Kassin & Ben-Ari (2022). Debunking the myths that lead to wrongful convictions. Haaretz..

Kassin (2022). Law Enforcement Experts on Why Police Shouldn't be Allowed to Lie to Suspects. Time.com.

PODCAST: The David Pakman Show -Why Innocent People Confess (11/6/2022)

PODCAST: Hidden Brain with Shankar Vedantam - Did I really Do That? (10/15/2022)

PODCAST: Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard - False Confessions (9/29/2022)

Kassin (Ed.) (2022). Pillars of social psychology: Stories and retrospectives. Cambridge University Press. (September 15, hot off the presses!)

Kassin (2022) - DUPED: Why Innocent People Confess - and Why We Believe Their Confessions

Kassin (2022). Texas Is About to Execute a Woman for Her Daughter's Death. But She May Well Be Innocent. TIME.COM (4/20/2022).

Kassin (2021). It's Time for Police to Stop Lying to Suspects. The New York Times OP ED (1/30/2021).

PODCAST: Wrongful Conviction: False Confessions - The Story of Billy Wayne Cope (4/15/2020)

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt - "Justice for All": Why People Falsely Confess to Crimes (9/5/2019)

Kassin & Thompson (2019). Videotape all police interrogations. The New York Times OP-ED (8/1/19).

Starr (2019). The Confession. Science, 364, 1022-1026.

Does Video Recording Interrogations Inhibit Crime Suspects? Answers From a Fully Randomized Field Experiment (5/1/2019)

Huwe Burton - Exonerated in Bronx County NY thirty years after false confession (1/24/2019)

New Documentary from Denmark: False Confessions (2018)

Innocence Project - Psychological Phenomena That Can Lead to Wrongful Convictions (11/18/2018)

New Op ed: Why SCOTUS Should Examine the Case of Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey (June 12, 2018)

New article: On the general acceptance of confessions research: Opinions of the scientific community (2018).

New article: False confessions: How can psychology so basic be so counterintuitive? (2017).

New article: Cognitive bias and blindness: A global survey of forensic science examiners (2017).

New article: Psychological perspectives on interrogation (2017).

APA podcast: Speaking of Psychology - False confessions aren't always what they seem (2017).

New article: “The Killing of Kitty Genovese: What Else Does This Case Tell Us?” (2017)

New article: “Miranda at 50: A Psychological Analysis” (2016)

CBS News - "Do you know your Miranda rights?" (2016)

New article - Amanda Knox: Why Do Innocent Women Confess to Crimes They Didn't Commit? (2016)

New article: “When False Confessions Trump Exculpatory DNA” (2016)

APA Science Directorate – “Forensic Science Expert Presents Findings on Capitol Hill”- American Psychological Association (5/2015)

Douglas Starr - “Juan Rivera and the Dangers of Coercive Interrogation” – The New Yorker (5/22/2015)

US Department of Justice – New Policy Favoring Electronic Recording of Interrogations (5/12/14) Link is in PDF format

Saul Elbein – “When Employees Confess, Sometimes Falsely” - New York Times (3/8/2014) Link is in PDF format

New York State Court of Appeals – Overturns the conviction of Adrian Thomas on grounds that the deceptive interrogation tactics used were coercive (2/20/2014) Link is in PDF format

The New Yorker - Douglas Starr, “The Interview,” 12/9/2013

National Public Radio - “Beyond Good Cop/Bad Cop: A Look At Real-Life Interrogations” (12/5/2013)

The Atlantic - Marc Bookman, "The Confessions of Innocent Men," 8/6/2013

The Central Park Five - Release of the new Ken Burns film, 11/23/2012

CBS 60 Minutes, "Chicago: The False Confession Capital," 12/8/12

New York State's Highest Court - False confession experts should be permitted to testify at trial when relevant, 3/29/2012 Link is in PDF format

Association for Psychological Science - Law and disorder: The psychology of false confessions, 1/11/2012

New York Times - The prosecution’s case against DNA, 11/25/11 Link is in PDF format

Scientific American - False confessions confuse forensics, Podcast 11/23/11

CBS 48 Hours - Amanda Knox: The Untold Story, 10/8/11

Psychology Today - The West Memphis Three, and a four step recipe for false confessions, 8/23/11 Link is in PDF format

New York Times - 34 years later, the Supreme Court will revisit eyewitness IDs, 8/22/11 Link is in PDF format

The Economist - False confessions: Silence is golden, 8/13/11 Link is in PDF format

Kassin podcast at the Vera Institute of Justice - 9/7/2010

NBC Dateline - The Mystery in Rock Hill 7/9/10

American Psychology - Law Society published a White Paper on police-induced confessions Link is in PDF format

CBS 48 Hours - Innocence Lost: The Yogurt Shop Murders, 1/9/10

APS Observer - The psychology and power of false confessions, 12/09 Link is in PDF format

New York Bar Association to fund videotaping of interrogations, 10/10/09 Link is in PDF format

APA Press Release: APA files an amicus brief on false confessions, 12/2/08

False confessions in the Beatrice 6 Case, Omaha.com, 11/29/08 Link is in PDF format

The Oprah Winfrey Show, "Coerced confession" featuring Marty Tankleff, 10/20/08

Marty Tankleff is free: Conviction vacated and all charges dropped, 7/2/08.

Champions of Psychology, APS Observer, March 2007

Stories on John Karr's confession, 8/06

CNN Anderson Cooper, on whether John Karr is a murderer or a false confessor, 8/17/06 Link is in PDF format

Employee false confessor awarded $7.5 million, San Diego Union Tribune, 4/19/06 Link is in PDF format

Ralph Nader on this “corporate confession”, 5/20/06 Link is in PDF format

ABC News Primetime story on false confessions, 3/30/06

Boston Globe article on coercive interrogations, 11/27/05 Link is in PDF format

Court TV's Stories of the innocence project: Confessions of an innocent man, 10/13/05, 10/17/05

Confessions expert's testimony ruled admissible in Nassau County, NY, 9/17/05 Link is in PDF format

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