Hypnosis: Understanding Its Use In The Criminal Process

Date

1979

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Journal ISSN

Volume Title

Publisher

Texas Tech Law Review

Abstract

Explores the use of hypnosis in the courtroom, interrogation, and in gathering witness information. The author gives a background of how hypnosis works, the history of hypnosis in the American judicial system, the positive uses of hypnosis to gather evidence, and the constitutional challenges that arise with using hypnosis in the criminal process.

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Keywords

Hypnosis, Evidence, Incrimination, Pretrial statements, Hearsay, Criminal law

Citation

11 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 113