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Rectify : the power of restorative justice after wrongful conviction

Author: Lara Bazelon
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The author puts a face to the growing number of men and women exonerated from crimes that kept them behind bars for years, sometimes decades, and that devastate not only the exonerees but also their families, the crime victims who mistakenly identified them as perpetrators, the jurors who convicted them, and the prosecutors who realized too late that they helped convict an innocent person."--Publisher's description.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bazelon, Lara, 1974-
Rectify.
Boston : Beacon Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018004432
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lara Bazelon
ISBN: 9780807029176 0807029173 9780807039861 0807039861
OCLC Number: 1020312339
Description: ix, 237 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Why I wrote this book --
A rapist in Richmond --
Convicting the innocent --
A broken system --
The Road to Damascus --
Life after conviction --
The path to exoneration --
The myth of happily ever after --
Reframing harm and accountability --
"Restorative justice in its purest form" --
Bittersweet reunions --
The retreats --
The reformers, Part I --
The reformers, Part II --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Lara Bazelon.

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"The author puts a face to the growing number of men and women exonerated from crimes that kept them behind bars for years, sometimes decades, and that devastate not only the exonerees but also their families, the crime victims who mistakenly identified them as perpetrators, the jurors who convicted them, and the prosecutors who realized too late that they helped convict an innocent person."--Publisher's description.

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