murdoch criminology

Unmaking a murderer: how interrogations can lead to false confessions

June 12th, 2018

Police interrogation

A Murdoch University criminologist has developed a new way of mapping police interrogations, which illustrate how they can result in false confessions from suspects.

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Wicked Women and Devastated Men: An analysis of judges’ remarks in domestic murder cases

March 7th, 2018

Women who murder their domestic partners receive longer gaol terms than their male counterparts after being viewed more harshly by the sentencing judges, Murdoch University research reveals.

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Research by Murdoch students helps police address crime

June 14th, 2016

Murdoch students Rebecca Moore (left) and Ashley-Marie Walters interned with WA Police

Murdoch University criminology students have been helping WA Police tackle crime while gaining invaluable work experiences during three-month long internships.

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