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Wrongful Convictions and Miscarriages of Justice: Causes and Remedies in North American and European Criminal Justice Systems

edited by C. Ronald Huff and Martin Killias
Format
Book
Published
New York : Routledge, 2013.
Language
English
Series
Criminology and Justice Studies Series
Criminology and Justice Studies
ISBN
9780415539937 (hbk. : alk. paper), 0415539935 (hbk. : alk. paper), 9780415539951 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0415539951 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780203597286 (ebook), 0203597281 (ebook)
Contents
  • Foreword / Michael L. Radelet
  • Wrongful convictions and miscarriages of justice in comparative perspective: preface and introduction / C. Ronald Huff and Martin Killias
  • Wrongful convictions in a world of miscarriages of justice / Brian Forst
  • How many false convictions are there? How many exonerations are there? / Samuel Gross
  • Errors occur everywhere - but not at the same frequency: the role of procedural systems in wrongful convictions / Martin Killias
  • Trial and error / Brandon L. Garrett
  • The prosecutor and wrongful convictions: misplaced priorities, misconduct, immunity, and remedies / Jim Petro and Nancy Petro
  • Forensic science and wrongful convictions / Simon A. Cole and William C. Thompson
  • The importance of having a logical framework for expert conclusions in forensic DNA profiling: illustrations from the Amanda Knox case / Joëlle Vuille, Alex Biedermann, and Franco Taroni
  • Tunnel vision, belief perseverance and bias confirmation: only human? / Chrisje Brants
  • "Voluntary" false confessions as a source of wrongful convictions: the case of Spain / Marcelo F. Aebi and Claudia Campistol
  • The changing face of miscarriages of justice: preventive detention strategies in Canada and the United States / Kathryn M. Campbell
  • The risks of summary proceedings, plea bargains, and penal orders in producing wrongful convictions in the U.S. and Europe / Gwladys Gilliéron
  • Life after exoneration: examining the aftermath of a wrongful capital conviction / Saundra D. Westervelt and Kimberly J. Cook
  • More procedure and concern about innocence but less justice?: remedies for wrongful convictions in the United States and Canada / Kent Roach
  • The rocky road to reform: state innocence studies and the Pennsylvania story / Spero T. Lappas and Elizabeth F. Loftus
  • Edwin Borchard and the limits of innocence reform / Marvin Zalman
  • Wrongful convictions, miscarriages of justice, and political repression: challenges for transitional justice / C. Ronald Huff
  • Wrongful convictions, and miscarriages of justice - what did we learn? / Martin Killias and C. Ronald Huff.
Description
xviii, 431 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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