Exonerated: a history of the innocence movement

Introduction: innocence and the American criminal justice system -- Part I. The history of the innocence movement -- "Voices in the wilderness": the beginning of innocence -- "A eureka moment" : DNA, the Legal System, and the meaning of innocence -- "We're all together...

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Main Author: Norris, Robert J. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York New York University Press 2017
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Summary:Introduction: innocence and the American criminal justice system -- Part I. The history of the innocence movement -- "Voices in the wilderness": the beginning of innocence -- "A eureka moment" : DNA, the Legal System, and the meaning of innocence -- "We're all together on this" : expanding the network, becoming a movement -- Part II. Innocence as a social movement -- "It did go against the grain" : the foundations of a movement -- "It's just justice . . . real justice" : the emergence of a movement -- The "new civil rights"? reaching beyond innocence -- Conclusion : the challenges ahead and the future of innocence -- Appendix : Data, methods, and limitations
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-278) and index
Physical Description:x, 289 pages 24 cm
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ISBN:9781479886272
1479886270