Richard A. Leo

Richard A. Leo, Ph.D., J.D., is an associate professor of criminology, law and society, and psychology and social behavior at the University of California, Irvine. He has conducted extensive research and published numerous articles on police interrogation practices, Miranda requirements, false confessions and miscarriages of justice. He is the recipient of the Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology and the Saleem Shah Career Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association and the American Academy of Forensic Psychology.

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