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Source:  WTTW

What makes someone confess to a crime they didn’t commit?

Two days after arguing their case before seven appellate judges in Chicago, attorneys for “Making a Murderer’s” Brendan Dassey held an open discussion at the Chicago Bar Association to address that very question.

“‘I would never confess to a crime I didn’t commit’ is the biggest myth, and the one juries have the hardest time grappling with in these cases,” said Steven Drizin, a Northwestern professor and attorney with the university’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth, which has taken up Dassey’s appeal.

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