Clinical Psychologist Dr. Patrick O’Reilly Speaks on False Confessions for the Ohlone College Psychology Club Speaker Series

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Office of College Advancement
Ohlone College

Dr. Patrick O’Reilly.Fremont, CA-Dr. Patrick O'Reilly, clinical psychologist and assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at UC San Francisco, presents "The Psychology of False Confessions" for the Ohlone College Psychology Club Speaker Series.

Dr. O'Reilly has testified in multiple court cases as an expert witness on numerous subjects, including the death penalty, cults, and undue influence. His talk will concentrate on the subject of false confessions, explaining the psychological phenomena that lead people to confess to crimes they did not commit.

The former chair of Bay Area Skeptics and past president of the San Francisco Psychology Association, Dr. O'Reilly is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, Death Penalty Focus, the International Cultic Studies Association, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to hear renowned clinical psychology Dr. Patrick O'Reilly on the Smith Center stage as he provides this important and fascinating information about false confessions that could help dramatically improve our criminal justice system.

The event takes place Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Smith Center at Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Boulevard in Fremont. Tickets are $10. Event parking is $4. Tickets are available online or at the Smith Center Box Office. Please visit, or call the Smith Center Box Office at (510) 659-6031 for more information.

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