False Justice: Eight Myths that Convict the Innocent, by Jim Petro,Nancy Petro

By Jim Petro,Nancy Petro

Compelling and engagingly written, this e-book through former lawyer common of Ohio Jim Petro and his spouse, author Nancy Petro, takes the reader inside of real situations, summarizes large learn at the motives and results of wrongful conviction, and exposes 8 universal myths that encourage fake self belief within the justice procedure and undermine reform. Now newly released in paperback with an intensive checklist of internet hyperlinks to wrongful conviction resources the world over, False Justice is excellent to be used in a big selection of felony justice and criminology courses.?

Myth 1: Everyone in legal claims innocence.

Myth 2: Our process nearly by no means convicts an blameless person.

Myth three: merely the to blame confess.

Myth four: Wrongful conviction is the results of blameless human error.

Myth five: An eyewitness is the simplest testimony.

Myth 6: Conviction mistakes get corrected on appeal.

Myth 7: It dishonors the sufferer to question a conviction.

Myth eight: If the justice process has difficulties, the professionals will repair them.

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