In the Media
2013: SSHRC Storytellers
Kirk Luther submitted a video entry into the newly launched SSHRC competition titled Research for a Better Life: The Storytellers. His video submission tells the story of his research which studies youth and the criminal justice system - specifically, how well youth can understand their legal rights. Kirk was one of 25 winners from across Canada to win this competition. He will be presenting his research in Victoria, BC at Congress 2013.
2012: MUN Faculty of Science News
In December, the Faculty of Science News published an article discussing Dr. Snook's recent publication and his role in training the police on interviewing methods.
2012: CBC's The National
Recently, CBC's The National aired a piece titled Truth, Lies, and Confessions. This in-depth analysis examined current police interviewing techniques and how they may lead to false confessions. The special report highlights the research and training being done by the team at the Bounded Rationality and Law Lab at Memorial University, and how the P.E.A.C.E. method of interviewing could reduce false confession rates.