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Convicting the innocent : sixty-five actual errors of criminal justice / by Edwin M. Borchard ; with the collaboration of E. Russell Lutz.

Author/Creator:
Borchard, Edwin, 1884-1951 author.
Publication:
Garden City, N.Y. : Garden City Publishing Company, Incorporated, [1932]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (x, 383 pages, 7 unnumbered pages of plates) : facsimiles, portraits
Series:
History of capital punishment
HeinOnline history of capital punishment
Distribution:
[Getzville, New York] : William S. Hein and Company, [2017]
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Other Title:
Sixty-five actual errors of criminal justice
Subjects:
Judicial error -- United States -- Cases.
Trials -- United States.
Compensation for judicial error.
Perjury -- United States.
Criminals -- Identification.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Collection of sixty-five cases of erroneous criminal convictions of innocent people, the causes of error being due in the main to mistaken identification, circumstantial evidence, or perjury, or some combination of these. Includes an analysis of the statutes of European countries providing indemnity for wrongfully convicted and arrested persons, to be used as a basis for American legislation
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references
Description based on PDF title page, viewed June 26, 2017
©2017 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Contributor:
Lutz, E. Russell, 1902-1970, author.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.