Understanding Miscarriages of Justice: Law, the Media, and the Inevitability of Crisis

Understanding Miscarriages of Justice: Law, the Media, and the Inevitability of Crisis

by Richard Nobles, David Schiff
     
 


High profile miscarriages of justice have become focus of much recent writing on criminal justice. Such literature ignores an important paradox: when justice is contested and uncertain, how can we speak meaningfully of miscarriage of justice? This book addresses this question and finds an answer to it in the relationship between the legal construction of…  See more details below

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High profile miscarriages of justice have become focus of much recent writing on criminal justice. Such literature ignores an important paradox: when justice is contested and uncertain, how can we speak meaningfully of miscarriage of justice? This book addresses this question and finds an answer to it in the relationship between the legal construction of criminal justice and the reporting of it in the media.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198298939
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice Series
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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