Unformatted text preview: experience to show how they committed the crime. 4The study was important because it can be directly related to real life crime situations. It proves that cops can easily persuade people that they committed crimes that they did not take part it. This could also be a large disadvantage to the people being convicted of a crime. 5The study could be improved by making the consequences of the participant’s actions a lot more severe. Having the participant’s believe that the experiment was messed up by them really is not that severe of a consequence in that it did not affect them where they would be placed in jail because of it....
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- Fall '08
- Sociology, criminal law, main research