The title of two well-known autobiographies: that of Augustine from the fourth century, describing his early years and his conversion to Christianity, and that of the eighteenth-century philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
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Once people with ID are arrested, they are particularly susceptible to making coerced and often false confessions.
Redlich noted that this is another common thread in false confessions.
Although often this is considered proof positive of guilt at trial, it is not an uncommon occurrence in false confessions.
Robert Perske has long been an activist raising awareness of the issue of false confessions by people with ID.
He maintains a list of people with ID whom he believes were unjustly convicted after false confessions.
The soul's confessions of that dear young lady were delightful in their naïve innocence.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
They were condemned on confessions of Islamism and paganism, extorted by the rack, and afterwards retracted.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
He drew her gently to him, and the motive of their happiness was defined in sweet confessions: My love, my lifeMy life, my love.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
He died during the taking of the testimony, while making some confessions.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
He confessed to her secrets of his heart, made to her confessions which never before passed his lips.Black Diamonds|Mr Jkai