False Justice: Eight Myths that Convict the Innocent
Former Ohio Attorney General crusades against wrongful conviction and shows how citizens can prevent this terrifyingly common miscarriage of justice.
“Wrongful criminal conviction is much more frequent than most Americans believe. The thought of imprisoned innocent people haunted me. I became determined to try to do something about it.” - Jim Petro, Former Attorney General...more
That would be depressing and frightening, but the authors also recommend how the injustice system can be fixed. And this is the important message. Those w...more
False Justice , in 250 short pages (really - it's not dense), covers more topics and astounding problems with the post-conviction (and some pre-conviction) justice system than I can cover in a review, but it'll wake you up.
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This book hit home in a new way for me on the topic of justice in areas that I had not considered before. It was a compelling and gracefully written delineation of some of the problems our criminal justice system faces here in...more
False Justice presents compelling arguments for continued justice reform in the area of false convictions. The writing, on the other hand, detracts from this important message as it lacks flow at times, appearing choppy & disjointed.