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Actual Innocence by Barry Scheck
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it was amazing
bookshelves: favorites, true-crime, nonfiction

As someone who has a passion for true crime and finds the criminal justice system incredibly interesting, I was so excited to read this book. It was compelling, well-written, and served to highlight just how complex our criminal justice system is. I was shocked by some of the injustices talked about in this book and was equally sickened by the way we handled it afterwards. If you're interested in learning more about DNA exonerations and the the science behind how innocent people get thrown in jail, this a non-fiction piece you won't want to pass up.
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Reading Progress

January 19, 2019 – Shelved
January 19, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
April 6, 2019 – Started Reading
April 10, 2019 –
page 69
15.97%
April 17, 2019 –
page 105
24.31%
May 10, 2019 –
page 165
38.19%
May 13, 2019 –
page 273
63.19%
May 13, 2019 – Shelved as: favorites
May 13, 2019 – Shelved as: true-crime
May 13, 2019 – Finished Reading
May 14, 2019 – Shelved as: nonfiction

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