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Professor Valena Beety co-edits "The Wrongful Convictions Reader"

WVU Law professor Valena Beety co-edited a new book titled The Wrongful Convictions Reader contributes to a new text published by Wolters Kluwer with Georgia State law professor Russell D. Covey.  The book is published by Carolina Academic Press.

The Wrongful Convictions Reader 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.