The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Summer Conference Events

6 July 2019

Robert Hunter: Cross-examination, Interrogation, Political Interviewing – What’s Going on Beneath the Surface?

Robert Hunter is a solicitor advocate, who made interviewing techniques his lifelong interest. Having done many a cross-examination himself, he also analysed political interviewing and even attended the US police interrogation course.

5 July 2019

Investigative Interview Techniques

This talk will provide an overview of investigative interviewing tools and techniques used within a forensic context. The focus here is to elicit detailed and reliable information from witnesses and suspects as this can play a central role in legal decision-making and, ultimately, the delivery of justice. For a number of psychological reasons, even cooperative witnesses do not spontaneously report all the information they know.