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Documents forty-two recent criminal cases to find evidence of shocking miscarriages of justice

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Acknowledgments Introduction 1 Presumed Guilty 2 Mistaken Identi?cation 3 Eyewitness Perjury 4 Ineffective Counsel 5 False Confessions 6 Police Misconduct 7 Fabrication of Evidence 8 Prosecutorial Misconduct9 Forensics 10 Selected Wrongful Conviction Cases Appendix Selected References Resources About the Author

About the Author

Scott Christianson is the author of Notorious Prison: Inside the World's Most Feared Institutions and Condemned: Inside the Sing Sing Death House (NYU Press, 1999). A longtime investigative reporter, his articles have appeared in The New York Times, the The Washington Post, The Nation, the Criminal Law Bulletin and many other publications. Since the author began this project, six of the convictions discussed in Innocent have been overturned.


"A chilling chronicle of what can happen when the criminal justice system goes awry." --Publishers Weekly "Innocent is an excellent recommendation to make the next time someone questions the need for further criminal justice reform." --New York Law Journal "This should be required reading for everyone who gives a damn about justice in this country." --Mickey Sherman, CBS News legal analyst "Christianson succeeds in raising reasonable doubts and questions about the integrity of our criminal justice system. Written with perceptiveness and sympathy for the plight of the wrongly convicted, [Innocent] is an excellent addition to the literature on miscarriages of justice." --Justicia

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