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The Resource Wrongful conviction : law, science, and policy, James R. Acker, Allison D. Redlich

Wrongful conviction : law, science, and policy, James R. Acker, Allison D. Redlich

Label
Wrongful conviction : law, science, and policy
Title
Wrongful conviction
Title remainder
law, science, and policy
Statement of responsibility
James R. Acker, Allison D. Redlich
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Authors Acker and Redlich (criminal justice, U. at Albany) discuss law, science, and policy as it relates to wrongful conviction in the American criminal justice system. They cover correlates, causes, consequences, and the incidence of wrongful convictions, and offer recommendations for reform. Specific topics include eyewitness identification, false confessions, prosecutors and police, preservation of evidence, defense counsel, scientific and forensic evidence, informants, adjudication, capital cases, and clemency, innocence commissions, and compensation. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Acker, James R.
Index
index present
LC call number
KF9756
LC item number
.A25 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Redlich, Allison D
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judicial error
  • Compensation for judicial error
  • Clemency
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
Label
Wrongful conviction : law, science, and policy, James R. Acker, Allison D. Redlich
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 607-628) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • p. 141
  • Prosecutors, police, and preservation of evidence,
  • p. 211
  • Counsel for the defense,
  • p. 279
  • Scientific and forensic evidence,
  • p. 315
  • Informants,
  • p. 391
  • Adjudication : trials and guilty pleas,
  • The
  • p. 437
  • Capital cases,
  • p. 521
  • Beyond adjudication : clemency, innocence commissions, and compensation,
  • p. 569
  • problem of wrongful conviction,
  • p. 3
  • Wrongful convictions and the criminal justice process : decision points and decision makers,
  • p. 21
  • Eyewitness identification,
  • p. 91
  • False confessions,
Control code
707608337
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvii, 640 pages
Isbn
9781594607530
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011016117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)707608337
Label
Wrongful conviction : law, science, and policy, James R. Acker, Allison D. Redlich
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 607-628) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • p. 141
  • Prosecutors, police, and preservation of evidence,
  • p. 211
  • Counsel for the defense,
  • p. 279
  • Scientific and forensic evidence,
  • p. 315
  • Informants,
  • p. 391
  • Adjudication : trials and guilty pleas,
  • The
  • p. 437
  • Capital cases,
  • p. 521
  • Beyond adjudication : clemency, innocence commissions, and compensation,
  • p. 569
  • problem of wrongful conviction,
  • p. 3
  • Wrongful convictions and the criminal justice process : decision points and decision makers,
  • p. 21
  • Eyewitness identification,
  • p. 91
  • False confessions,
Control code
707608337
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvii, 640 pages
Isbn
9781594607530
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011016117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)707608337

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