Comparative Law, Criminal Law, Evidence, Miscarriages of Justice, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Social Media, True Crime

A Speech (in German) on Confessions

Sorry for the light posting recently. I've had some time-consuming projects, including preparing for this speech. I was invited by the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Düsseldorf to give a lecture on how confessions are handled from a legal perspective, as part of a lecture series on forensic linguistics. Here's a link, in case… Continue reading A Speech (in German) on Confessions

Criminal Law, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Soering, True Crime

ZDFInfo Officially Announces New 4-Part Söring Doc

ZDFInfo, the German public broadcasting channel specializing in documentaries, has finally officially announced the new 4-part documentary on Jens Söring which will be broadcast on August 4 and August 10, 2020. All four parts are now available for press screenings, and I have them all. I've translated the press release, available here in German, into… Continue reading ZDFInfo Officially Announces New 4-Part Söring Doc

Criminal Law, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Soering, Translation, True Crime

“Keep Going, Mr. Hammel”

I just received this response to my recent interview (g) with the MEEDIA/Welt podcast "Media Week". It comes from a German journalist who reported from the USA for many years. I have taken the liberty of translating it into English and editing it to preserve the person's anonymity. Dear Mr. Hammel, I just heard your… Continue reading “Keep Going, Mr. Hammel”

Criminal Law, Media Law, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Social Media, Soering, True Crime

New Information about the ZDF, Netflix, and Jens Söring

[Posting in English for now, just for convenience. I'll translate into German soon.] I just listened to my interview (g) with Stefan Winterbauer, and in the concluding remarks after the interview he had some interesting things to report. He contacted the ZDF and asked them whether there were any restrictions on the interview with Jens… Continue reading New Information about the ZDF, Netflix, and Jens Söring