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Actual Innocence

Five Days to Execution, and Other Dispatches From the Wrongly Convicted

by Barry Scheck

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7440419M
ISBN 10038549341X
ISBN 109780385493413


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The police department and others in 'higher Cited by: In Actual Innocence, Scheck, Neufeld, and Dwyer relate the harrowing stories of ten of these individuals--convicted by sloppy police work, corrupt prosecutors, jailhouse snitches, mistaken witnesses, inept lawyers, and other all-too-common flaws in the trial system--and tell of the heroic efforts to free them/5(41).

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"Actual Innocence is a remarkably compelling book. Using real-life stories more horrifyingly gripping than any fiction, the authors make clear the deep flaws in our criminal justice system, and the positive difference that is being made by DNA identification methods whose use [Scheck and Neufeld] pioneered.

His is one of many appalling stories in Actual Innocence, which focuses on wrongful convictions for murder and rape. Two of the book's authors, New York attorneys Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld, started the Innocence Project, which helps clear innocent people through DNA testing.

The third author, Jim Dwyer, is a New York Daily News columnist. Actual Innocence: Five Days to Execution, and Other Dispatches from the Wrongly Convicted Jim Dwyer, Author, Peter Neufeld, Joint Author, Barry Scheck, Joint Author Doubleday Books $ (p. Actual Innocence book.

Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. California lawyer Greg Monarch was in no mood for visitors. But it /5. In Actual Innocence, Scheck, Neufeld, and Dwyer relate the harrowing stories of ten innocent men - convicted by sloppy police work, corrupt prosecutors, jailhouse snitches, mistaken eyewitnesses, and other all-too-common flaws of the trial system - and tell of the heroic efforts to free them.