- NACDL Compendium: Electronic Recording of Custodial Interrogations, January 2019.
- ULC Background, Notes, and Model Legislation on Electronic Recordation of Custodial Interrogations Act.
- Irreversible Error: Recommended Reforms for Preventing and Correcting Efforts in the Administration of Capital Punishment, The Constitution Project, 2014.
- DOJ New Department Policy For Electronic Recording, 2014.
- Does Video Recording Inhibit Crime Suspects? Evidence From a Fully Randomized Field Experiment, Saul M. Kassin, Aria D. Amrom, Johanna Hellgren, Jeff Kukacka, and Melissa B. Russano, American Psychological Association, 2019.
- Police recording of custodial interrogations: A state-by-state legal inquiry, Brandon L. Bang, Duane Stanton, Craign Hemmens, and Mary K Stohr, International Journal of Police Science & Management, November 2017.
- The Case for Recording Police Interrogations, Thomas P. Sullivan, Andrew W. Vail, and Howard W. Anderson III, American Bar Association, Litigation, Vol. 34 No. 3, Spring 2018.
- Opinion: Videotape All Police Interrogations by Saul Kassin and David Thompson, New York Times, August 1, 2019.
- Examining Why False Confessions Occur in the U.S. Criminal Justice System by Erin Blakemore, The Washington Post, June 23, 2019.
- How to Stop Wrongful Convictions by Bryan Clark, Idaho Falls Post Register, July 9, 2017.
- Suggested Responses to Arguments against Videotaping Interrogations.
- Requiring Videotaped Interrogations Has Broad Support.
- National Organizations- Official Positions on Recording Custodial Interrogations.
- Foreign Countries on Recording Custodial Interrogations.
- False Confessions & Recording of Custodial Interrogations, Innocence Project.
- Human Factors in Wrongful Convictions: False Confessions, Innocence Project, November 2018.
- Innocence Project - Chris Ochoa, Innocence Project, May 2007.
Letter to FBI Director on Recording Interrogations, December 2013.
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