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Author Norris, Robert J., author

Title Exonerated : a history of the innocence movement / Robert J. Norris
Published New York : New York University Press, [2017]
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Contents Introduction : innocence and the American criminal justice system -- The history of the innocence movement -- "Voices in the wilderness" : the beginning of innocence -- "A eureka moment" : DNA, American law, and the meaning of innocence -- "We're all together on this" : expanding the network, becoming a movement -- Innocence as a social movement -- "It did go against the grain" : the foundations of a movement -- "It's just justice . . . real justice" : the emergence of a movement -- The "new civil rights"? : reaching beyond innocence -- Conclusion : the challenges ahead and the future of innocence -- Appendix : data, methods, and limitations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States -- History.
False imprisonment -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
Judicial error -- United States -- History.
Post-conviction remedies -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 147989835X (electronic bk.)
9781479898350 (electronic bk.)