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Comparative Law, Criminal Law, Murder, Soering

10 Söring Myths, Part 9: The Biased Judge

Welcome to Part 9 of my series on myths and misconceptions in the innocence claims of Jens Söring. These were originally intended as teasers for a very long article I wrote in German for the FAZ about the Söring case. That article has now been published under the title "Last Words on the Söring Case",… Continue reading 10 Söring Myths, Part 9: The Biased Judge

Criminal Law, Self-Promotion, Soering, Uncategorized

A Short Jens Söring FAQ About Me and My Motivations

I've been getting lots of inquiries about who I am and why I have written so extensively about the Jens Söring case. So here's a FAQ. 1. Why do you hate Jens Söring? I don't. I've never met Söring, and I doubt I ever will. He strikes me as intelligent and articulate, with many positive… Continue reading A Short Jens Söring FAQ About Me and My Motivations

Criminal Law, Mental State, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Soering

10 Söring Myths, Part 8: Why Söring Confessed (Diminished Capacity)

First, I have some delightful news: My big article about the case of Jens Söring for the FAZ was finally published earlier today. Of course, the article is in German, and it's behind a paywall, but this link may get you the full version for a certain amount of time. If you would like to… Continue reading 10 Söring Myths, Part 8: Why Söring Confessed (Diminished Capacity)

Criminal Law, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Soering

10 Söring Myths, Part 7: The Mysterious Murder Weapon

Welcome to Part 7 in my little series of Ten Söring Myths. These are posts are intended as a teaser for a very long article (over 15,000 words) which will shortly appear in German in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The article discusses a 454-page report authored by retired Scotland Yard detective Terry Wright, which exhaustively… Continue reading 10 Söring Myths, Part 7: The Mysterious Murder Weapon

Criminal Law, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Soering

10 Söring Myths Part 6: The Bloody Car

Welcome to Part 6 in my little series of Ten Söring Myths. These are intended as a teaser for a very long article (over 15,000 words) which will shortly appear in German in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The article discusses a 454-page report authored by retired Scotland Yard detective Terry Wright, which exhaustively analyzes claims… Continue reading 10 Söring Myths Part 6: The Bloody Car