The Psychology and Sociology of Wrongful Convictions

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  • Author : Wendy J Koen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 402 pages
  • ISBN : 0128027029
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The Psychology and Sociology of Wrongful Convictions

The Psychology and Sociology of Wrongful Convictions
  • Author : Wendy J Koen,C. Michael Bowers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 June 2018
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Wrongful convictions are the result of faulty or false scientific evidence in 50% of the cases. Defense counsel is often at a great disadvantage in defending against evidence based on science. Illusory Evidence: The Psychology and Sociology of Wrongful Convictions is written for the non-scientist, to make complicated scientific information clear and concise enough for attorneys and judges to master. This is obtained by providing case studies to simplify issues in forensic psychology for the legal professional. Increases the courts’ knowledge

Psychological Science and the Law

Psychological Science and the Law
  • Author : Neil Brewer,Amy Bradfield Douglass
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release : 05 March 2019
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Psychological research can provide constructive explanations of key problems in the criminal justice system--and can help generate solutions. This state-of-the-art text dissects the psychological processes associated with fundamental legal questions: Is a suspect lying? Will an incarcerated individual be dangerous in the future? Is an eyewitness accurate? How can false memories be implanted? How do juries, experts, forensic examiners, and judges make decisions, and how can racial and other forms of bias be minimized? Chapters offer up-to-date reviews of relevant

Understanding Homicide

Understanding Homicide
  • Author : Fiona Brookman
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 24 December 2021
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In this engaging and accessible book, Brookman draws upon several decades of her own research on homicide and violence, including ethnographic research on homicide investigation in the UK and USA and interviews with violent offenders, in order to unravel the characteristics and causes of homicide, how police and forensic scientists investigate it and how it can be prevented. Synthesising bespoke new analysis of the Home Office Homicide Index with case studies of homicides and international debate and literature, this comprehensive

How the Brain Learns

How the Brain Learns
  • Author : David A. Sousa
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release : 08 February 2022
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Deliver game-changing—and brain-changing—results for your students Research on the brain continues to evolve, providing fresh insights educators can use to guide students toward success. In the sixth edition of this international bestseller, world-renowned educational neuroscience consultant David Sousa once again translates that research into concrete actions and strategies for the classroom. Featuring important updates and brand-new findings, the latest edition includes: A new section on the expansion of SEL to SECL, integrating the cognitive component of social-emotional learning

The Irish Attack on Christianity The Case for the Defence

The Irish Attack on Christianity   The Case for the Defence
  • Author : Eugene Jordan
  • Publisher : Tafannóir Press
  • Release : 17 March 2021
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During the biggest scandal ever in Irish history, feminists attacked women, the Irish attacked the Irish, the politicians attacked the electorate, and all sides attacked Christianity. They accused Christian women of killing hundreds of babies and of perpetrating a holocaust. The allegations are not true, but many people believe them despite the overwhelming evidence to the contrary. Why should the Irish nation have behaved in such a way? What purpose was served in falsely scapegoating religious women? Why did they

Handbook of Forensic Sociology and Psychology

Handbook of Forensic Sociology and Psychology
  • Author : Stephen J. Morewitz,Mark L. Goldstein
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 20 August 2013
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The role of behavioral and social sciences in the courtroom setting has expanded exponentially in the past few decades. It is now widely recognized that scientists in these areas provide critical contextual information for legal decision making, and that there is a reliable knowledge base for doing so. While there are many handbooks of forensic psychology, this is the first such volume to incorporate sociological findings, broadening the conceptual basis for examining cases in both the civil and criminal realms,

The Victimology of a Wrongful Conviction

The Victimology of a Wrongful Conviction
  • Author : Nicky Jackson,Kathryn M. Campbell,Margaret Pate
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 07 July 2022
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This book exposes the myriad of victims of wrongful conviction by going beyond the innocent person who has been wrongfully incarcerated to include the numerous indirect victims who suffer collaterally. In no way overlooking the egregious effects on the wrongfully convicted, this book widens the net to also examine consequences for family, friends, co-workers, witnesses, the initial victims of the crime, and society in general—all indirect victims who are often forgotten in treatments of wrongful conviction. Utilizing interviews of

The Victimology of a Wrongful Conviction

The Victimology of a Wrongful Conviction
  • Author : Nicky Jackson,Kathryn M. Campbell,Margaret Pate
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 24 May 2022
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This book exposes the myriad of victims of wrongful conviction by going beyond the innocent person who has been wrongfully incarcerated to include the numerous indirect victims who suffer collaterally. In no way overlooking the egregious effects on the wrongfully convicted, this book widens the net to also examine consequences for family, friends, co-workers, witnesses, the initial victims of the crime, and society in general--all indirect victims who are often forgotten in treatments of wrongful conviction. Utilizing interviews of exonerees

Overturning Wrongful Convictions

Overturning Wrongful Convictions
  • Author : Elizabeth A. Murray
  • Publisher : Twenty-First Century Books
  • Release : 01 March 2015
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Imagine being wrongfully convicted of a crime and spending years behind bars. Since 1989 more than 1,400 Americans who experienced this injustice have been exonerated. Readers will examine real accounts and learn about organizations dedicated to righting these wrongs.

Courts

Courts
  • Author : Cassia Spohn,Craig Hemmens
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 09 November 2011
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Courts: A Text/Reader provides the best of both worlds— authored text sections with carefully selected accompanying readings that illustrate the questions and controversies legal scholars and court researchers are investigating in the 21st century. The articles, from leading journals in criminology and criminal justice, reflect both classic studies of the criminal court system and state-of-the-art research, and often have a policy perspective that makes them more applied, less theoretical, and more interesting to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform

Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform
  • Author : Marvin Zalman,Julia Carrano
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 October 2013
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Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform is an important addition to the literature and teaching on innocence reform. This book delves into wrongful convictions studies but expands upon them by offering potential reforms that would alleviate the problem of wrongful convictions in the criminal justice system. Written to be accessible to students, Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform is a main text for wrongful convictions courses or a secondary text for more general courses in criminal justice, political science, and

Convictions Without Truth

Convictions Without Truth
  • Author : Robert Schehr
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 May 2022
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Convictions Without Truth sets out to determine whether and to what extent science and law may coexist in an institutional relationship that truthfully generates individualization through application of forensic testimony for charges relating to violations of criminal law. In the first two chapters, readers are exposed to contemporary unscientific forensic practices as juxtaposed to the evidentiary standard announced by the United States Supreme Court in Daubert v. Merrill Dow Pharmaceuticals, as well as scientific requirements for validity and reliability of

Wrongful Conviction

Wrongful Conviction
  • Author : C. Ronald Huff,Martin Killias
  • Publisher : Temple University Press
  • Release : 28 January 2010
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Imperfections in the criminal justice system have long intrigued the general public and worried scholars and legal practitioners. In Wrongful Conviction, criminologists C. Ronald Huff and Martin Killias present an important collection of essays that analyzes cases of injustice across an array of legal systems, with contributors from North America, Europe and Israel. This collection includes a number of well-developed public-policy recommendations intended to reduce the instances of courts punishing innocents. It also offers suggestions for compensating more fairly those

Wrongful Convictions and Miscarriages of Justice

Wrongful Convictions and Miscarriages of Justice
  • Author : C. Ronald Huff,Martin Killias
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 May 2022
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This innovative work builds on Huff and Killiase(tm) earlier publication (2008), but is broader and more thoroughly comparative in a number of important ways:ee (1) while focusing heavily on wrongful convictions, it places the subject of wrongful convictions in the broader contextual framework of miscarriages of justice and provides discussions of different types of miscarriages of justice that have not previously received much scholarly attention by criminologists; (2) it addresses, in much greater detail, the questions of how, and how often,