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By Hillary K. Valderrama,Sandra Guerra Thompson,Jennifer L. Hopgood

"The exoneration of greater than 2 hundred and fifty those who were wrongfully convicted makes it transparent that America’s legal justice approach isn’t foolproof. It’s vital to appreciate the factors of wrongful conviction as a way to locate recommendations to this starting to be problem.

Edited via one of many nation’s top criminal students and of her best scholars, this selection of essays examines serious matters, including

• what American justice within the age of innocence appears to be like like;
• easy methods to enforce procedural mechanisms to make sure the integrity of the judicial approach whereas safeguarding the public;
• even if the criminal procedure is doing an excellent sufficient activity uncovering wrongful convictions.

This anthology offers insightful classes according to state of the art learn and criminal research. Wrongful convictions will not be a foregone end, however the justice approach needs to become independent from from a trend of punishing blameless humans and cross after the real culprits. Written for judges, legal professionals and students alike, American Justice within the Age of Innocence educates the general public and is helping present prisoners who're blameless contest their wrongful convictions."

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