False Confessions & Mental Impairment
Start off the paper by giving the example of Edgar Ellen Poe’s short story “The Tell Tale hearts” – use the confession of the protagonist and relate to the topic of this research paper and then get into the paper by touching upon the thesis etc. You must talk about how mental impairment leads to false confessions, why people give false confessions.
The paper must integrate the systemic issues into your paper. Such issues contribute to every case, whether the accused is wrongfully convicted or not.
Canadian cases must also be referenced and used as examples. One American case can be used – the Stephen Avery case.
Conclude the paper with recommendations on what the Justice system can do to have mentally ill individuals confessions removed or not count. And give any other recommendations . This is a full research paper that includes a clear introduction and thesis statement, analysis and conclusion. You must rely on the published scholarly literature