What is the role of false confessions? What is the correlation between the threat of death sentence and false confessions?

Assignment Question

Your goal is to write a 4-5 page research paper focusing on the factors that lead to wrongful convictions. Format The paper should be written in size 12 Times New Roman Font, 1 inch margins, double spaced. You must include a proposal for the prevention of future wrongful convictions. What needs to change in the current system?

RESEARCH QUESTION: What is the role of false confessions? What is the correlation between the threat of death sentence and false confessions?

A minimum of 4 sources should be included and cited within the paper using in text citations.

Resources: https://deathpenaltyinfo.org/news/dpic-analysis-use-or-threat-of-death-penalty-implicated-in-19-exoneration-cases-in-2019 https://www.innocenceproject.org/new-report-u-s-death-penalty-is-rooted-in-lynching-past/ https://deathpenaltyinfo.org/news/research-links-historical-lynchings-to-modern-murder-rates-and-capital-punishment https://www.innocenceproject.org/ https://californiainnocenceproject.org/ https://atlantablackstar.com/2015/02/18/fearful-u-s-may-executing-innocent-people-attorney-general-holder-states-strong-opposition-death-penalty/