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Published: 19 October 2020

212 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190653057

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Wrongful Conviction in Sexual Assault

Stranger Rape, Acquaintance Rape, and Intra-familial Child Sexual Assaults

Matthew Barry Johnson

  • Examines the role of racial bias, especially in Black defendant/white victim offenses
  • Provides compelling new analyses of well-known cases, such as The Central Park Five, Steve Avery, Ronald Cotton, and The Norfolk Four, as well as identifying lesser known illustrative cases
  • Sheds new light on processes contributing to criminal investigative errors
  • Introduces useful, innovative concepts in criminal investigation of innocence claims