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Convicted but Innocent
Wrongful Conviction and Public Policy


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Criminal Justice

March 1996 | 204 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Addressing the specific issues surrounding wrongful convictions and their implications for society, Convicted but Innocent includes: survey data concerning the possible magnitude of the problem and its causes; fascinating actual case samples; detailed analyses of the major factors associated with wrongful conviction; discussion of public policy implications; and recommendations for reducing the occurrence of such convictions.

The authors maintain that while no system of justice can be perfect, a focus on preventable errors can substantially reduce the number of current conviction injustices.

Simon Dinitz
Foreword
 
Introduction
 
With Apologies to the Prisoner
 
Causes Célèbres
 
How Could This Have Happened?
The Causes and Prevalence of Wrongful Conviction

 
 
What Did They Really See?
The Problems of Eyewitness Identification

 
 
False Confessions, Miranda Notwithstanding
 
Wrongful Conviction and Public Policy
What Can Be Done?

 

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ISBN: 9780803959538
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