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Title Wrongly convicted : perspectives on failed justice / edited by Saundra D. Westervelt, John A. Humphrey ; with a foreword by Michael L. Radelet.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2001.


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Description xiv, 301 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Causes of wrongful convictions. Misinformation and wrongful convictions / George Castelle and Elizabeth F. Loftus -- False confessions : causes, consequences, and solutions / Richard A. Leo -- From the jailhouse to the courthouse : the role of informants in wrongful convictions / Clifford S. Zimmerman -- Police role in wrongful convictions : an international comparative study / Diane L. Martin -- pt. 2. Social characteristics of the wrongly convicted. Who are the wrongly convicted on death row? / William M. Holmes -- Racial bias and the conviction of the innocent / Karen F. Parker, Mari A. Dewees, and Michael L. Radelet -- pt. 3. Faces of the wrongly convicted : case studies. More than a reasonable doubt : the trial and execution of Frank Ewing / Margaret Vandiver -- No appeal from the grave : innocence, capital punishment, and the lessons of history / James R. Acker, ... [et al.] -- Whodudnit? an examination of the production of wrongful convictions / William S. Lofquist pt. 4. Visions for change in the twenty-first century. Back from the courthouse : corrective measures to address the role of informants in wrongful convictions / Clifford Zimmerman -- Effective assistance of counsel / Adele Bernhard -- DNA and innocence scholarship / Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld -- Adversary system and historical accuracy : can we do better? / Daniel Givelber -- Erroneous convictions and the death penalty / Michael L. Radelet and Hugo Adam Bedau.
Subject Trials.
Judicial error.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Added Author Westervelt, Saundra Davis, 1968-
Humphrey, John A.
ISBN 0813529522 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813529514 (alk. paper)

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