I Am Innocent!: A Comprehensive Encyclopedic History of the World's Wrongly Convicted Persons

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Here, in this unique and compulsively readable encyclopedia for all true-crime buffs, you will find all the famously, or infamously, “innocent”-from Mary, Queen of Scots, to Alfred Dreyfus, from Leo Frank to the Scottsboro Boys, from Dr. Sam Sheppard to Anthony Porter, from Joan of Arc to Lindy Chamberlain, as well as hundreds of other cases. Unequalled in depth and breadth of coverage, “I Am Innocent!” graphically details by category-including such as perjury, railroading, framing, suppression of evidence, ...
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Here, in this unique and compulsively readable encyclopedia for all true-crime buffs, you will find all the famously, or infamously, “innocent”-from Mary, Queen of Scots, to Alfred Dreyfus, from Leo Frank to the Scottsboro Boys, from Dr. Sam Sheppard to Anthony Porter, from Joan of Arc to Lindy Chamberlain, as well as hundreds of other cases. Unequalled in depth and breadth of coverage, “I Am Innocent!” graphically details by category-including such as perjury, railroading, framing, suppression of evidence, police and prosecutorial coercion, mistaken identity, and prejudicial publicity-how wrongly convicted persons were sentenced to prison...or the gallows. Over five hundred cases are included, as well as a comprehensive glossary of legal and law enforcement terms; an extensive list of movies based on wrongly convicted individuals; a complete bibliography; and a cross-referenced index.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780306815607
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publication date: 9/29/2008
  • Pages: 800
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.80 (d)

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Jay Robert Nash is widely recognized as the world’s foremost encyclopedist of crime, and has authored more than seventy single-volume and multi-volume reference works, including the Encyclopedia of World Crime.
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Table of Contents

I Fighting for Justice: The Press 1

II Fighting for Justice: The Citizen 29

III Suppression and Fabrication of Evidence 44

IV Insufficient Evidence 63

V Conviction by Coercion 85

VI The Real Culprit Stands Up 111

VII Mistaken Identity 127

VIII Forensic Science to the Rescue 150

IX The Near Miracle of DNA 177

X False Confessions 251

XI Railroading and Framing 290

XII Perjured Testimony 353

XIII Crimes That Never Happened 395

XIV Language Barriers and Prejudicial Publicity 415

XV Inept Defense and Government Misconduct 437

Chronology 473

Filmography 581

Glossary 589

Bibliography 695

Index 725

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