Wrongly convicted

perspectives on failed justice

Publisher: Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Trials -- United States.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.,
  • Judicial error -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Saundra D. Westervelt, John A. Humphrey ; with a foreword by Michael L. Radelet.
ContributionsWestervelt, Saundra Davis, 1968-, Humphrey, John A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF220 .W76 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 301 p. ;
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22459868M
ISBN 100813529514, 0813529522

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