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False Justice : Eight Myths that Convict the Innocent, Revised Edition

By: Petro, Jim.
Contributor(s): Petro, Nancy.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (321 p.).ISBN: 9781317667728.Subject(s): Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States | False imprisonment -- United States | Judicial error -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: False Justice : Eight Myths that Convict the Innocent, Revised EditionDDC classification: 347.73012 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- PART I: Failed Justice -- CHAPTER 1: The Devil Cheats Justice -- CHAPTER 2: A Haunting Doubt -- CHAPTER 3: Relentless Pursuit -- CHAPTER 4: Political Genes -- CHAPTER 5: Advocating for a Victim -- CHAPTER 6: Rising to Opportunity -- CHAPTER 7: The Calling Card -- CHAPTER 8: Proving Innocence -- CHAPTER 9: Life After Exoneration -- CHAPTER 10: Proving Guilt -- CHAPTER 11: How Many? -- CHAPTER 12: A Compelling Witness -- CHAPTER 13: Flaws and Faulty Forensics -- CHAPTER 14: Closing Arguments -- CHAPTER 15: Surviving Injustice
CHAPTER 16: Truth and Redemption -- CHAPTER 17: Dissecting Error -- PART II: Pursuing Truth -- CHAPTER 18: Prisons and Executions -- CHAPTER 19: Capital Punishment Disclosures -- CHAPTER 20: Classic Misconceptions -- CHAPTER 21: Lies and Other Disgraces -- CHAPTER 22: Expert Mumbo Jumbo -- CHAPTER 23: When the Good Guys Aren't -- CHAPTER 24: Why We Can't Believe Our Eyes -- CHAPTER 25: Observations on Eyewitnesses -- PART III: Doing Justice -- CHAPTER 26: When the DNA Is Gone -- CHAPTER 27: Advocacy After Politics -- CHAPTER 28: Discerning Guilt and Innocence -- CHAPTER 29: Seeking Assurance
CHAPTER 30: Arguing from the Other Side -- CHAPTER 31: A Higher Authority -- CHAPTER 32: Waiting Eighteen Years for Fifteen Minutes -- CHAPTER 33: Tough Decisions -- CHAPTER 34: A Partial Victory -- CHAPTER 35: Brady's Catch-22 -- CHAPTER 36: Pesky Issues -- CHAPTER 37: Addressing Unacceptable Error -- CHAPTER 38: A Defining Moment for DNA -- CHAPTER 39: The Supreme Court's Divided Opinion -- PART IV: Dispelling Eight Myths -- CHAPTER 40: Myth No. 1 -- CHAPTER 41: Myth No. 2 -- CHAPTER 42: Myth No. 3 -- CHAPTER 43: Myth No. 4 -- CHAPTER 44: Myth No. 5 -- CHAPTER 45: Myth No. 6
CHAPTER 46: Myth No. 7 -- CHAPTER 47: Myth No. 8 -- EPILOGUE -- POSTSCRIPT, JULY 10, 2010 -- POSTSCRIPT, APRIL 30, 2014 -- APPENDIX OF ANNOTATED WEB LINKS -- INDEX
Summary: Compelling and engagingly written, this book by former Attorney General of Ohio Jim Petro and his wife, writer Nancy Petro, takes the reader inside actual cases, summarizes extensive research on the causes and consequences of wrongful conviction, and exposes eight common myths that inspire false confidence in the justice system and undermine reform. Now newly published in paperback with an extensive list of web links to wrongful conviction sources internationally, False Justice is ideal for use in a wide array of criminal justice and criminology courses. Myth 1:</STRON
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- PART I: Failed Justice -- CHAPTER 1: The Devil Cheats Justice -- CHAPTER 2: A Haunting Doubt -- CHAPTER 3: Relentless Pursuit -- CHAPTER 4: Political Genes -- CHAPTER 5: Advocating for a Victim -- CHAPTER 6: Rising to Opportunity -- CHAPTER 7: The Calling Card -- CHAPTER 8: Proving Innocence -- CHAPTER 9: Life After Exoneration -- CHAPTER 10: Proving Guilt -- CHAPTER 11: How Many? -- CHAPTER 12: A Compelling Witness -- CHAPTER 13: Flaws and Faulty Forensics -- CHAPTER 14: Closing Arguments -- CHAPTER 15: Surviving Injustice

CHAPTER 16: Truth and Redemption -- CHAPTER 17: Dissecting Error -- PART II: Pursuing Truth -- CHAPTER 18: Prisons and Executions -- CHAPTER 19: Capital Punishment Disclosures -- CHAPTER 20: Classic Misconceptions -- CHAPTER 21: Lies and Other Disgraces -- CHAPTER 22: Expert Mumbo Jumbo -- CHAPTER 23: When the Good Guys Aren't -- CHAPTER 24: Why We Can't Believe Our Eyes -- CHAPTER 25: Observations on Eyewitnesses -- PART III: Doing Justice -- CHAPTER 26: When the DNA Is Gone -- CHAPTER 27: Advocacy After Politics -- CHAPTER 28: Discerning Guilt and Innocence -- CHAPTER 29: Seeking Assurance

CHAPTER 30: Arguing from the Other Side -- CHAPTER 31: A Higher Authority -- CHAPTER 32: Waiting Eighteen Years for Fifteen Minutes -- CHAPTER 33: Tough Decisions -- CHAPTER 34: A Partial Victory -- CHAPTER 35: Brady's Catch-22 -- CHAPTER 36: Pesky Issues -- CHAPTER 37: Addressing Unacceptable Error -- CHAPTER 38: A Defining Moment for DNA -- CHAPTER 39: The Supreme Court's Divided Opinion -- PART IV: Dispelling Eight Myths -- CHAPTER 40: Myth No. 1 -- CHAPTER 41: Myth No. 2 -- CHAPTER 42: Myth No. 3 -- CHAPTER 43: Myth No. 4 -- CHAPTER 44: Myth No. 5 -- CHAPTER 45: Myth No. 6

CHAPTER 46: Myth No. 7 -- CHAPTER 47: Myth No. 8 -- EPILOGUE -- POSTSCRIPT, JULY 10, 2010 -- POSTSCRIPT, APRIL 30, 2014 -- APPENDIX OF ANNOTATED WEB LINKS -- INDEX

Compelling and engagingly written, this book by former Attorney General of Ohio Jim Petro and his wife, writer Nancy Petro, takes the reader inside actual cases, summarizes extensive research on the causes and consequences of wrongful conviction, and exposes eight common myths that inspire false confidence in the justice system and undermine reform. Now newly published in paperback with an extensive list of web links to wrongful conviction sources internationally, False Justice is ideal for use in a wide array of criminal justice and criminology courses. Myth 1:</STRON

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<p>Jim Petro is a former elected Attorney General of Ohio. Committed to a strong law-and-order platform, he launched a breakthrough effort that added 210,000 criminal DNA profiles to the CODIS database, solving countless cold cases but also revealing wrongful convictions. He retired from public service in 2013 as Chancellor of Ohio's public colleges and universities to focus on criminal justice reform and advocacy.</p> <p> Nancy Petro pursued a career in marketing, publishing, and business management before focusing in 2008 on writing and advocating for criminal justice reform.</p>

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