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noun as in biography
Once people with ID are arrested, they are particularly susceptible to making coerced and often false confessions.
Redlich noted that this is another common thread in false confessions.
Although often this is considered proof positive of guilt at trial, it is not an uncommon occurrence in false confessions.
Robert Perske has long been an activist raising awareness of the issue of false confessions by people with ID.
He maintains a list of people with ID whom he believes were unjustly convicted after false confessions.
The soul's confessions of that dear young lady were delightful in their naïve innocence.
They were condemned on confessions of Islamism and paganism, extorted by the rack, and afterwards retracted.
He drew her gently to him, and the motive of their happiness was defined in sweet confessions: My love, my lifeMy life, my love.
He died during the taking of the testimony, while making some confessions.
He confessed to her secrets of his heart, made to her confessions which never before passed his lips.
On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to confessions, such as: autobiography, diary, journal, life, life story, and memoir.
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