Anatomy of a Confession: The Debra Milke Case - download pdf or read online

By Gary L. Stuart

ISBN-10: 163425273X

ISBN-13: 9781634252737

Anatomy of a Confession is the tale of the 1990 homicide trial of Debra Milke. males -- James Styers, a relations buddy and unmarried father of a year-old daughter, and his buddy, Roger Scott - murdered Debra's 4 year-old son within the Arizona wilderness. one in all them implicated the boy's mom. Even sooner than Debra was once wondered, the police hung a in charge tag on her. Debra Milke spent twenty-three years on loss of life row for the homicide of her four-year-old son dependent exclusively on a confession she by no means gave. this is often additionally the tale of Detective Armando Saldate, his historical past of coercing confessions and violating Miranda criteria, and the function the Phoenix Police division performed within the cover-up and misconduct in its dealing with of the Milke research. ultimately, Anatomy of a Confession examines the prosecutor who most likely knew approximately Detective Saldate's earlier and that the "confession" was once most likely bogus, but additionally knew that with no it, he had no case opposed to Debra. just like the best possible of precise crime narratives, Anatomy of a Confession is a shiny and surprising reminder of what America's vaunted presumption of innocence is all approximately and the way extraordinarily improper issues can cross while the legal justice procedure is abused through the very humans intended to uphold it.

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