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Law: General & Reference
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|This book, now in paperback, focuses on the world's first publicly-funded body - the Criminal Cases Review Commission - to review alleged miscarriages of justice. Providing a critique of its operations, the book shows that its help to innocent victims of wrongful conviction is merely incidental.|
|Date of Publication||17/05/2012|
|Genre||Law: General & Reference|
|Place of Publication||Basingstoke|
|Country of Publication||United Kingdom|
|Edited by||Michael Naughton|
|Table Of Contents||Foreword; R.Huff Foreword; M.Mansfield Foreword; M.Zander Introduction; M.Naughton PART I: SETTING THE SCENE The Importance of Innocence for the Criminal Justice System; M.Naughton PART II: VOLUNTARY SECTOR PERSPECTIVES Thoughts from a Victim Support Worker; H.Kierle Challenging the Refusal to Investigate Evidence Neglected by Trial; A.Green The Failure to Live Up to its Stated Values?: The Case of Michael Attwooll and John Roden; D.Eady The Failure of the Review of the Possible Wrongful Convictions Caused by Michael Heath; S.Sekar PART III: PRACTITIONER PERSPECTIVES Historical Abuse Cases: Why They Expose the Inadequacy of the Real Possibility Test; M.Newby Only the Freshest Will Do; C.Malone Applicant Solicitors: Friends or Foes?; G.Maddocks & G.Tan The Inadequacy of Legal Aid; S.Bird PART IV: ACADEMIC PERSPECTIVES After 10 Years: An Investment in Justice?; R.Nobles & D.Schiff Real Possibility or Fat Chance?; K.Kerrigan Press and Release: UK News Coverage of the CCRC Since 1996; P.Mason The CCRC as an Option for Canada: Forwards or Backwards?; C.Walker & K.Campbell A View from the United States; R.Schehr PART V: CONCLUSION Conclusion; M.Naughton References Index|
|Author Biography||MICHAEL NAUGHTON Founder and Director of the Innocence Network UK (INUK) and the University of Bristol Innocence Project (UoBIP) and Senior Lecturer in the School of Law and Department of Sociology at the University of Bristol, UK. He has written widely on miscarriages of justice and the wrongful conviction of the innocent and is the author of Rethinking Miscarriages of Justice and Claims of Innocence (With G. Tan).|
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