Preview of Member Only Content
For full access: or Become a Member
Book Reviews: Prosecution Complex: America’s Race to Convict And Its Impact on The Innocent
By Ken Murray
Book Reviews columns.
Prosecution Complex: America’s Race to Convict And Its Impact on The Innocent
By Daniel S. Medwed
New York University Press (2012)
Claims of actual innocence and wrongful convictions have become increasingly newsworthy, especially as many of the claims are found to be true. This phenomenon has resulted in a growing force of dedicated defense attorneys and other professionals, and an ever-increasing number of innocence projects, committed to the investigation of wrongful conviction claims. In his book, Prosecution Complex: America’s Race to Convict and Its Impact on the Innocent, Daniel Medwed provides insight into the factors that enable wrongful convictions and offers thoughtful suggestions for changes that might provide relief to innocent defendants.
Medwed is an experienced public defender, law professor, and innocence project board member. He has written and taught extensively on wrongful convictions. Prosecution Complex takes us on a journey of critical analysis beyond mere discussio
Want to read more?
The Champion archive is reserved for NACDL members.
NACDL members, please login to read the rest of this article.
Not a member? Join now.
Or click here to see an overview of NACDL Member benefits.
See what NACDL members say about us.
To read the current issue of The Champion in its entirety, click here.
- Media inquiries: Contact NACDL's Director of Public Affairs & Communications Ivan J. Dominguez at 202-465-7662 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Academic Requests: Full articles of The Champion Magazine are available for academic and research purposes in the WestLaw and LexisNexis databases.