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Why do people confess to crimes they didn’t commit?

Why do people confess to crimes they didn't commit?

The confession has been called the king of evidence, as good as a conviction. And so it seems incredulous that innocent people would incriminate themselves by confessing to something they didn’t actually do.  But more than 300 men and women, after spending months, years, even decades in U.S. prisons, have …

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