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Bava Metzia 6 – Until Proven Innocent Take One Daf Yomi

    • Judaism

Today’s Talmud page, Bava Metzia 6, interrogates that old chestnut of TV cop dramas, namely that a guilty suspect is always cool and in command when interrogated while an innocent one is distressed. Is that true? And what impact did this prevalent theory of policing have on wrongfully convicting people of crimes they didn't commit? Listen and find out.

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Today’s Talmud page, Bava Metzia 6, interrogates that old chestnut of TV cop dramas, namely that a guilty suspect is always cool and in command when interrogated while an innocent one is distressed. Is that true? And what impact did this prevalent theory of policing have on wrongfully convicting people of crimes they didn't commit? Listen and find out.

Like the show? Subscribe to our weekly newsletter. Send us a note at takeone@tabletmag.com. Follow us on Twitter at @takeonedafyomi and join the conversation in the Take One Facebook group.
We think that you may also enjoy Liel's new book How the Talmud Can Change Your Life: Surprisingly Modern Advice from a Very Old Book, available directly from the publisher, or wherever you purchase books.
Listen to the Testimonies Archive, a partnership between Tablet Studios and the USC Shoah Foundation, for eyewitness audio accounts from Israel in the wake of the Oct 7 Hamas attacks.
Check out all of Tablet’s podcasts at tabletmag.com/podcasts.

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