Confessions – Ignorance

Giarratano’s confession statements did not reveal complete ignorance on the crime scene facts because Giarratano had seen police photographs of the crime scene prior to his confession to Norfolk, Virginia police interrogators.

Gisli Gudjonsson, The Psychology of Interrogations, Confessions and Testimony (1992) at 320.

And because Norfolk interrogators spoon-fed specific facts to Mr. Giarratano. Petition, P. 46

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