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Actual Innocence: When Justice Goes Wrong and How to Make It Right Paperback – 1 Dec 2003

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Product details

  • Paperback: 407 pages
  • Publisher: New American Library; Reprint edition (1 Dec. 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0451209826
  • ISBN-13: 978-0451209825
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 2.2 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 793,585 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A troubling portrayal of the criminal justice system from within its well-guarded walls."

"Required reading for anyone who believes that only the guilty are put to death . . . A catalog of appalling miscarriages of justice."

"[A] chilling look at judicial corruption and incompetence."

"Should be required reading for . . . our justice system."

"Gut-wrenching, terrifying, hair-raising."

A troubling portrayal of the criminal justice system from within its well-guarded walls.- --New York Times-Required reading for anyone who believes that only the guilty are put to death...A catalog of appalling miscarriages of justice.- --Washington Post-[A] chilling look at judicial corruption and incompetence.- --New York Daily News-Should be required reading for...our justice system.---Philadelphia Inquirer

About the Author

Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld, once lawyers with the Bronx Legal Aid Society, co-founded The Innocence Project, which seeks post-conviction release through DNA testing. They are among the most prominent civil rights attorneys in the U.S.

Jim Dwyer is the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the New York Daily News and author of several other books.


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