Reply to Richard A. Leo and Jon B. Gould
Samuel R. Gross
University of Michigan Law School
Michigan State University - College of Law
May 8, 2010
Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 9, 2011
U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 211
In a recent article in the Ohio Journal of Criminal Law Professors Richard Leo and Jon Gould criticize some of our research on false convictions. In this brief reply we dispute some of their methodological assertions, and point out that while Leo and Gould take issue in some detail with our cautious and generally pessimistic view of research in this area, they do not actually dispute any of our empirical conclusions.
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Keywords: wrongful convictions, false convictions, exonerations, criminal prosecution
Date posted: July 22, 2010 ; Last revised: September 15, 2010
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