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The wrong men : America's epidemic of wrongful death row convictions

Author: Stanley Cohen
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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Offers the stories of more than one hundred individuals falsely accused and wrongfully convicted of crimes, innocent men and womn who were imprisoned for years on death row before they obtained postconviction exonerations.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Cohen
ISBN: 0786712589 9780786712588
OCLC Number: 52961257
Description: xxiii, 344 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: DNA: scientific certainty --
Eyewitness error --
Corrupt practices and misconduct --
The snitch system --
False confessions --
Junk science --
Reasonable doubt --
Addendum: the Central Park jogger --
Afterword: United States v. capital punishment --
Wrongful death row convictions by state.
Other Titles: America's epidemic of wrongful death row convictions
Responsibility: Stanley Cohen.
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Offers the stories of more than one hundred individuals falsely accused and wrongfully convicted of crimes, innocent men and womn who were imprisoned for years on death row before they obtained postconviction exonerations.

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