Courts often face the challenge of false confessions. False confession takes center stage when an individual admits they are guilty of a crime, and yet they are not responsible for that crime. It is a disturbing behavior that is challenging to detect (Kassim, 2008). This phenomenon can be induced by the incompetency or mental disorder of an individual or through coercion. False confessions fall in three main types.
Voluntary False Confession
These types of confessions are given freely even in the absence of police probing. At times, voluntary false confessions might be done as a form of sacrifice (Kassim, 2008). In such Continue reading...