Jun 17, 2019  
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CJ 430 - Wrongful Convictions


The purpose of the course is to be able to systematically describe, explain, and analyze causes and consequences of wrongful convictions, as well as look into proposed solutions for the wrongfully convicted. This course will critically explore the phenomenon of wrongful convictions with a specific focus on some of the common causes, including: Eyewitness misidentification, false confessions, racial bias, faulty DNA evidence, tunnel vision, problematic interrogation techniques, prosecutorial misconduct, and inadequate defense work.

Credits:3 cr



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