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"The Wrongful Convictions Reader" Edited by Professor Valena Beety is Reviewed in Cardozo Law Review de novo

The Wrongful Convictions Reader edited by West Virginia University Law professor Valena Beety with Russell Covey of Georgia State University College of Law was recently reviewed in Cardozo Law Review de novo.

"A Review of The Wrongful Convictions Reader: A Comprehensive Resource for Students, Faculty, and Practitioners" is wrtten by Stephanie Roberts Hartung. a professor at Northeastern University School of Law. In her review, Professor Hartung praises the book as a compilation that "offer[s] new perspectives to seasoned practitioners and scholars in the field" while it also "lends itself nicely to curricular organization for purposes of serving as a course textbook".

The book, published by Carolina Academic Press explores the core contributing factors to wrongful convictions: false confessions, witness misidentifications, cognitive bias, junk science, police and prosecutorial misconduct, and ineffective assistance of counsel.

Find more of Professor Beety's scholarship on SSRN