Introduction / C. Ronald Huff and Martin Killias Wrongful conviction and moral panic: national and international perspectives on organized child sexual abuse / Randall Grometstein Judicial error and forensic science: pondering the contribution of DNA evidence / Beatrice Schiffer and Christophe Champod Wrongful convictions in the United States / C. Ronald Huff The adversary system and wrongful conviction / Marvin Zalman Fatal errors: compelling claims of executions of the innocent in the post-Furman era / William S. Lofquist and Talia R. Harmon The fallibility of justice in Canada: a critical examination of conviction review / Kathryn M. Campbell Wrongful convictions in Switzerland: the experience of a continental law country / Martin Killias The vulnerability of Dutch criminal procedure to wrongful conviction / Chrisje Brants Criminal justice and miscarriages of justice in England and Wales / Clive Walker and Carole McCartney A comparative analysis of prosecution in Germany and the United Kingdom: searching for truth or getting a conviction? / Isabel Kessler Wrongful convictions in France: the limits of "pourvoi en révision" / Nathalie Dongois The sanctity of criminal law: thoughts and reflections on wrongful conviction in Israel / Arye Rattner Wrongful convictions in Poland: from the communist era to the Rechtstaat experience / Emil W. Plywaczewski, Adam Górski, and Andrzej Sakowicz Wrongful conviction: conclusions from an international overview / C. Ronald Huff and Martin Killias.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
K5560 .W76 2008
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