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Why Our Justice System Convicts Innocent People and the Challenges Faced By Innocence Projects Trying to Exonerate Them
Why Fingerprints Aren't the Proof We Thought They Were
Why Can't Law Enforcement Admit They Blow It Sometimes?
The Right and Privilege of Post-Conviction DNA Testing
THE POTENTIAL FOR ERROR IN FORENSIC DNA TESTING
The Innocence Network: Brief Bank
Seeking Second Chances Without DNA
Scientific Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods
Red Flags: Early Warnings of Wrongful Convictions
Short Tandem Repeat DNA Internet DataBase
Litigating Lineups: Why the American Justice System Is Keeping A Close Eye on Witness Identification
Human Lie Detectors: The Death of The Dead Giveaway
Examining eyewitness error in crimes and DNA evidence is setting the innocent free.
Forensic DNA Typing: Biology, Technology, and Genetics of STR Markers, 2nd Ed.
Falsely Accused and Attorneys Who Represent Them