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, Social Media, Soering, True Crime

The “Small Town, Big Crime” Podcast on — What Else? — Jens Söring

The Söring case never stops fascinating people. Lately I've been listening to the newest podcast, called "Small Town, Big Crime", presented by local CBS journalists Rachel Ryan, Jaclyn Piermarini and Courteney Stuart. Most Söring-themed media products consist mostly of an interview with Söring, then interviews with his supporters, and a few snippets of Bedford County… Continue reading The “Small Town, Big Crime” Podcast on — What Else? — Jens Söring

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

The Timeline of Jens Söring’s Evolving Stories

Keeping track of what Jens Söring says about his involvement in the murders of Derek and Nancy Haysom can be challenging. So I've put together a timeline, with the date of each story change in bold: Here's a brief description: 30 April 1986: Söring and Elizabeth Haysom are arrested in London, England on fraud charges.… Continue reading The Timeline of Jens Söring’s Evolving Stories

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

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

Söring’s Upcoming Media Offensive, and Mine

I am still working on an English translation of the complaint I filed with the ZDF yesterday. But I have some interesting news about Jens Söring. Anyone who thought he was going to resume his private life and focus on the future was surely disabused by his performance on Markus Lanz last week. But there's… Continue reading Söring’s Upcoming Media Offensive, and Mine