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2019/9/25

(米国)冤罪に関する読解

Covey/Beety (Eds.) :
The Wrongful Convictions Reader.
2018/11. 638 p.
(Carolina Academic Press)  – US.  (565872)
ISBN: 9781531006327 paperback

定価(本体):12,480円 + 税  ご注文はこちら

Fueled by more than 2,000 exonerations of wrongfully convicted men and women, the “innocence revolution” has shaken the criminal justice system to its core. By gathering the leading research, law, and policy analysis into one volume, The Wrongful Convictions Reader explores the core contributing factors to wrongful convictions: false confessions, witness misidentifications, cognitive bias, junk science, police and prosecutorial misconduct, racial bias, and ineffective assistance of counsel.

Each chapter is divided into three sections:

  • Readings
  • Current Law Overview—which summarizes the key cases in the area, and
  • Legal Materials, Exercises, and Media—which provides relevant experiential activities.

Examples from the Legal Materials, Exercises, and Media sections include:

  • Recommended listening and viewing: timed excerpts from podcast episodes, films, and television clips
  • Oral advocacy exercises: mock bail arguments, parole hearings, testimony before the state legislature, presentations to the state rules committee, appellate oral arguments
  • Written advocacy exercises: practice motions and comparing state statutes
  • Issue spotting exercises: transcripts from interrogations and in-court testimony
  • Review: reflective essays, short answer questions, and true/false questions
  • Team exercises: plea negotiations
  • Discussion prompts
  • Actual wrongful conviction case documents

This combination of materials makes the book more than a mere “reader” and makes it ideal for doctrinal as well as experiential courses.

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疑念を抱く理由:冤罪と刑事事件再審査委員会

Hoyle/Sato :
Reasons to Doubt ; Wrongful Convictions and the Criminal Cases Review Commission.
2019/01. 383 p.  (Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice)
(Oxford University Press)  – UK.  (567923)
ISBN: 9780198794578 hardcover

在庫あり! 定価(本体):14,850円 + 税  ご注文はこちら

  • Presents the findings of the first thorough empirical study of decision-making and the use of discretion within the Commission
  • Studies each stage of the Commission’s review process in detail
  • Offers an accessible analysis of the legal and policy frameworks that guide decision-making at the Commission