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

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