New Approaches to Interrogating Teenagers

Photo: NPR/WBUR

Photo: NPR/WBUR

Police routinely use certain techniques to get confessions from suspects, but a new study from the University of Virginia suggests those tactics should not be used with juveniles. Because their brains are not fully developed, social scientists say they will respond differently than adults, and as Sandy Hausman reports, confess to crimes they didn’t commit.

 

 

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