Thank you so much to our judges without whom this competition could not take place. Judge Non Fiction Book Tom has published seven sole author books, two co-authored books, and three edited volumes, in addition to numerous book chapters, essays and articles. His three most recent major books are Making a New Land:
Convicting the Innocent About the Book On January 20,Earl Washington—defended for all of forty minutes by a lawyer who had never tried a death penalty case—was found guilty of rape and murder in the state of Virginia and sentenced to death.
After nine years on death row, DNA testing cast doubt on his conviction and saved his life. However, he spent another eight years in prison before more sophisticated DNA technology proved his innocence and convicted the guilty man. DNA exonerations have shattered confidence in the criminal justice system by exposing how often we have convicted the innocent and let the guilty walk free.
In this unsettling in-depth analysis, Brandon Garrett examines what went wrong in the cases of the first wrongfully convicted people to be exonerated by DNA testing.
Data Go to convictingtheinnocent. You can search through the cases, by looking for cases in your state, or by looking at particular causes of wrongful convictions like false confessions.
An earlier set of resource webpages include data from the wrongful convictions studied in the book, examples of false confessions, and excerpts from their criminal trials.
I recently gave an interview with Esquire discussing false confessions. Here is a draft of a new book chapter presenting updated data from the first DNA exonerations.
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