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ERIC Number: EJ674293
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1053-8712
What Makes Sex Offenders Confess? An Exploratory Study.
Faller, Kathleen Coulborn; Birdsall, William Chalk; Henry, James; Vandervort, Frank; Silverschanz, Peregrine
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, v10 n4 p31-49 2001
Examines correlates of offender confession in criminal sexual conduct cases involving children. The following four variables are associated with suspect confession: (1) having the state police conducting the law enforcement part of the investigation, (2) more serious abuse, (3) younger age of the suspect, and (4) having a court appointed (as opposed to a retained) attorney. (Contains 24 references, 4 tables, and 2 figures.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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