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

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

Label
Wrongly convicted : perspectives on failed justice
Title
Wrongly convicted
Title remainder
perspectives on failed justice
Statement of responsibility
edited by Saundra D. Westervelt, John A. Humphrey ; with a foreword by Michael L. Radelet
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Written from a cross-disciplinary perspective, the essays in this collection are divided into four sections: the causes of wrongful convictions, the social characteristics of the wrongfully convicted, case studies and personal histories, and suggestions for change in the criminal justice system
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.973
Index
index present
LC call number
KF220
LC item number
.W76 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Westervelt, Saundra Davis
  • Humphrey, John A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trials
  • Judicial error
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Procès
  • Justice pénale
  • Erreur judiciaire
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Judicial error
  • Trials
  • United States
  • Justizirrtum
  • Strafjustiz
  • USA
Label
Wrongly convicted : perspectives on failed justice, edited by Saundra D. Westervelt, John A. Humphrey ; with a foreword by Michael L. Radelet
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • The police role in wrongful convictions : an international comparative study
  • Diane L. Martin
  • Part II.
  • The social characteristics of the wrongly convicted
  • Who are the wrongly convicted on death row?
  • William M. Holmes
  • Foreword
  • Racial bias and the conviction of the innocent
  • Karen F. Parker, Mari A. Dewees, and Michael L. Radelet
  • Part III.
  • The 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, Thomas Brewer, Eamon Cunningham, Allison Fitzgerald, Jamie Flexon, Julie Lombard, Barbara Ryn, and Bivette Stodghill
  • Whodudnit? an examination of the production of wrongful convictions
  • William S. Lofquist
  • Michael L. Radelet
  • Part IV.
  • 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 scholorship
  • Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld
  • The adversary system and historical accuracy : can we do better?
  • Daniel Givelber
  • Introduction
  • Erroneous convictions and the death penalty
  • Michael L. Radelet and Hugo Adam Bedau
  • John A. Humphrey and Saundra D. Westervelt
  • Part I.
  • Causes of wrongful convictions
  • Misinformation and wrongful convictions
  • George Castelle and Elizabeth F. Loftus
Control code
ocm45044129
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 301 pages
Isbn
9780813529516
Lccn
00045748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o45044129
  • (OCoLC)45044129
Label
Wrongly convicted : perspectives on failed justice, edited by Saundra D. Westervelt, John A. Humphrey ; with a foreword by Michael L. Radelet
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • The police role in wrongful convictions : an international comparative study
  • Diane L. Martin
  • Part II.
  • The social characteristics of the wrongly convicted
  • Who are the wrongly convicted on death row?
  • William M. Holmes
  • Foreword
  • Racial bias and the conviction of the innocent
  • Karen F. Parker, Mari A. Dewees, and Michael L. Radelet
  • Part III.
  • The 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, Thomas Brewer, Eamon Cunningham, Allison Fitzgerald, Jamie Flexon, Julie Lombard, Barbara Ryn, and Bivette Stodghill
  • Whodudnit? an examination of the production of wrongful convictions
  • William S. Lofquist
  • Michael L. Radelet
  • Part IV.
  • 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 scholorship
  • Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld
  • The adversary system and historical accuracy : can we do better?
  • Daniel Givelber
  • Introduction
  • Erroneous convictions and the death penalty
  • Michael L. Radelet and Hugo Adam Bedau
  • John A. Humphrey and Saundra D. Westervelt
  • Part I.
  • Causes of wrongful convictions
  • Misinformation and wrongful convictions
  • George Castelle and Elizabeth F. Loftus
Control code
ocm45044129
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 301 pages
Isbn
9780813529516
Lccn
00045748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o45044129
  • (OCoLC)45044129

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