The Correction of Wrongful Convictions: A Comparative Perspective
Pace University School of Law
March 9, 2009
American University International Law Review, Vol. 16, 2001
This Article analyzes the different modes in which two facially similar adversarial systems remedy wrongful convictions. Part I briefly examines the origins of wrongful convictions in both England and the United States. Part II describes the appellate processes in the two countries for correcting wrongful convictions. Part III addresses the processes for correcting wrongful convictions after the appellate processes have been completed. Part IV critiques the English process and examines whether aspects of that process may be carried over to the United States.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 68Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 11, 2009
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