Saul M Kassin

Summary

Affiliation: City University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Why confessions trump innocence
    Saul M Kassin
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, NY 10019, USA
    Am Psychol 67:431-45. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Confessions that corrupt: evidence from the DNA exoneration case files
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Psychol Sci 23:41-5. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Police-induced confessions, risk factors, and recommendations: looking ahead
    Saul M Kassin
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY, USA
    Law Hum Behav 34:49-52. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Police-induced confessions: risk factors and recommendations
    Saul M Kassin
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, New York, NY, USA
    Law Hum Behav 34:3-38. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Police interviewing and interrogation: a self-report survey of police practices and beliefs
    Saul M Kassin
    Williams College, Williamstown, MA, USA
    Law Hum Behav 31:381-400. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint "I'd know a false confession if I saw one": a comparative study of college students and police investigators
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    Law Hum Behav 29:211-27. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint On the psychology of confessions: does innocence put innocents at risk?
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    Am Psychol 60:215-28. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Behavioral confirmation in the interrogation room: on the dangers of presuming guilt
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Bronfman Science Center, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    Law Hum Behav 27:187-203. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Harmless error analysis: How do judges respond to confession errors?
    D Brian Wallace
    Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, NY, USA
    Law Hum Behav 36:151-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Inside interrogation: the lie, the bluff, and false confessions
    Jennifer T Perillo
    Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 445 West 59 Street, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Law Hum Behav 35:327-37. 2011

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Why confessions trump innocence
    Saul M Kassin
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, NY 10019, USA
    Am Psychol 67:431-45. 2012
    ..In addition to previously suggested reforms to police practices that are designed to curb the risk of false confessions, measures should be taken as well to minimize the rippling consequences of those confessions...
  2. doi request reprint Confessions that corrupt: evidence from the DNA exoneration case files
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Psychol Sci 23:41-5. 2012
    ..We believe that these findings underestimate the problem and have important implications for the law concerning pretrial corroboration requirements and the principle of "harmless error" on appeal...
  3. doi request reprint Police-induced confessions, risk factors, and recommendations: looking ahead
    Saul M Kassin
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY, USA
    Law Hum Behav 34:49-52. 2010
    ..Toward these ends, we hope that this issue provides a platform for future research aimed at improving the diagnostic value of confession evidence...
  4. doi request reprint Police-induced confessions: risk factors and recommendations
    Saul M Kassin
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, New York, NY, USA
    Law Hum Behav 34:3-38. 2010
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  5. ncbi request reprint Police interviewing and interrogation: a self-report survey of police practices and beliefs
    Saul M Kassin
    Williams College, Williamstown, MA, USA
    Law Hum Behav 31:381-400. 2007
    ..Results were discussed for their consistency with prior research, policy implications, and methodological shortcomings...
  6. ncbi request reprint "I'd know a false confession if I saw one": a comparative study of college students and police investigators
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    Law Hum Behav 29:211-27. 2005
    ..This manipulation eliminated the investigator response bias, but it did not increase accuracy or lower confidence. These findings are discussed for what they imply about the post-interrogation risks to innocent suspects who confess...
  7. ncbi request reprint On the psychology of confessions: does innocence put innocents at risk?
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    Am Psychol 60:215-28. 2005
    ..It appears that innocence puts innocents at risk, that consideration should be given to reforming current practices, and that a policy of videotaping interrogations is a necessary means of protection...
  8. ncbi request reprint Behavioral confirmation in the interrogation room: on the dangers of presuming guilt
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Bronfman Science Center, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    Law Hum Behav 27:187-203. 2003
    ..Results indicate that a presumption of guilt sets in motion a process of behavioral confirmation by which expectations influence the interrogator's behavior, the suspect's behavior, and ultimately the judgments of neutral observers...
  9. doi request reprint Harmless error analysis: How do judges respond to confession errors?
    D Brian Wallace
    Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, NY, USA
    Law Hum Behav 36:151-7. 2012
    ..On the harmless error measures, judges successfully overruled the confession when required to do so, indicating that they are capable of this analysis...
  10. doi request reprint Inside interrogation: the lie, the bluff, and false confessions
    Jennifer T Perillo
    Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 445 West 59 Street, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Law Hum Behav 35:327-37. 2011
    ..Results suggest that the phenomenology of innocence can lead innocents to confess even in response to relatively benign interrogation tactics...
  11. ncbi request reprint Why people waive their Miranda rights: the power of innocence
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    Law Hum Behav 28:211-21. 2004
    ..The conceptual and policy implications of these results are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint "He's guilty!": investigator bias in judgments of truth and deception
    Christian A Meissner
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, University Park, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Law Hum Behav 26:469-80. 2002
    ..Possible theoretical mechanisms and practical implications of these findings are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Eyewitness researchers as experts in court: responsive to change in a dynamic and rational process
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Bronfman Science Center, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    Am Psychol 57:378-9. 2002
  14. ncbi request reprint Investigating true and false confessions within a novel experimental paradigm
    Melissa B Russano
    Roger Williams University, School of Justice Studies, Bristol, RI 02809, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:481-6. 2005
    ..Police investigators are encouraged to avoid interrogation techniques that imply or directly promise leniency, as they appear to reduce the diagnostic value of any confession that is elicited...