Dr. Kassin is a professor of psychology at Williams College
in Massachusetts. Kassin has published a number of laboratory-based
studies which investigate such interrogation issues as "pragmatic
implication", "minimization and maximization techniques"
and the phenomenon of coerced internalized confessions.
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Leo is an Assistant Professor at the University of California,
Irvine, in both the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior
and the Department of Criminology, Law and Society. He is also a
former student of Richard Ofshe. Leo has criticized the use of trickery
and deceit during an interrogation and believes that Miranda warnings
should be issued even in non-custodial interviews.
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Dr. Ofshe is a sociology professor at the University of
California, Berkeley. His early interests were in cult groups and
their methods of "brain-washing." He has been studying
criminal interrogation for ten years. As of 4/19/99 Ofshe has testified
110 times on police interrogations as an expert witness in at least
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