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By Jim Petro,Nancy Petro

Compelling and engagingly written, this ebook by means of former legal professional basic of Ohio Jim Petro and his spouse, author Nancy Petro, takes the reader within genuine circumstances, summarizes wide examine at the reasons and effects of wrongful conviction, and exposes 8 universal myths that motivate fake self belief within the justice procedure and undermine reform. Now newly released in paperback with an intensive checklist of net 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 approach 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 procedure has difficulties, the professionals will repair them.

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