Criminal Law, Evidence, Legal Education, Mental State, Miscarriages of Justice, Murder, Police and Prosecutors

Review of “The Judge and His Victim” on Miscarriages of Justice in Germany

Why, I've often asked myself on this blog and elsewhere, do German journalists travel the globe looking for miscarriages of justice both real and imagined, without giving a thought to simply visiting the nearest jail or court and seeing if there are any just around the corner? After all, Germans are more familiar with their… Continue reading Review of “The Judge and His Victim” on Miscarriages of Justice in Germany

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

Criminal Law, Evidence, Murder, Soering

10 Söring Myths Part 5: The Deadly Drifters

Welcome to Part 5 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 5: The Deadly Drifters

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

10 Söring Myths, Part 4: The FBI Profile

Welcome to Part 4 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 4: The FBI Profile