Keith A. Findley

University of Wisconsin Law School

Professor

975 Bascom Mall

Madison, WI 53706

United States

http://www.law.wisc.edu/facstaff/biog.php?iID=269

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

32

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Shaken Baby Syndrome, Abusive Head Trauma, and Actual Innocence: Getting It Right

12 Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy 209, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1195
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 30 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2020
University of Wisconsin Law School, Stanford University - Pediatric Radiology and Neuroradiology, University of Michigan Law School and University of Oxford - John Radcliffe Hospital
Downloads 2,932 (5,386)
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SBS, Shaken Baby Syndrome, AHT, Abusive Head Trauma, Daubert, innocence, wrongful conviction, medical evidence

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The Multiple Dimensions of Tunnel Vision in Criminal Cases

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2, 2006, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1023
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Keith A. Findley and Michael S. Scott
University of Wisconsin Law School and University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 2,581 (6,623)
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tunnel vision, wrongful convictions, innocence, cognitive distortions

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Tunnel Vision

CONVICTION OF THE INNOCENT: LESSONS FROM PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH, B. Cutler, ed., APA Press, 2010 , Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1116
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 May 2010
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 1,915 (10,738)

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tunnel vision, wrongful convictions, innocence, confirmation bias, hindsight bias, cognitive bias, cognitive errors, law and psychology, miscarriages of justice

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Learning from Our Mistakes: A Criminal Justice Commission to Study Wrongful Convictions

California Western Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2002
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Feb 2009
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 1,894 (10,945)
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Exonerations, wrongful convictions, innocence, innocence commissions, DNA categories: Criminal Law & Procedure

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Feigned Consensus: Usurping the Law in Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma Prosecutions

2019 Wisconsin Law Review 1211 (2019), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1461, 2019, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2020
University of Wisconsin Law School, Seton Hall University School of Law, Stanford University - Pediatric Radiology and Neuroradiology, Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Hershey Medical Center, University of Michigan Law School, Professor of Law, Cardozo Law School, Co Founder Innocence Project, Partner, Neufeld Scheck & Brustin and American Academy of Forensic Sciences
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shaken baby syndrome, abusive head trauma, Daubert, expert evidence, child abuse, differential diagnosis, differential etiology

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Examining Shaken Baby Syndrome Convictions in Light of New Medical Scientific Research

Oklahoma City University Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2012, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1210
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2013
University of Wisconsin Law School, Stanford University - Pediatric Radiology and Neuroradiology, University of Michigan Law School and University of Wisconsin Law School, Frank J. Remington Center
Downloads 1,062 (26,473)
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Shaken Baby Syndrome, SBS, Abusive Head Trauma, AHT, innocence, wrongful conviction, subdural hematoma, retinal hemorrhages

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Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma: A Complicated Child Welfare Issue

37 The Guardian 1 (June 2015) , Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1358
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Jul 2015
University of Wisconsin Law School, Independent, University of Wisconsin Law School, Independent, Independent and Independent
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shaken baby syndrome, abusive head trauma, child abuse, subdural hematoma, retinal hemorrhage

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Toward a New Paradigm of Criminal Justice: How the Innocence Movement Merges Crime Control and Due Process

Texas Tech Law Review, January 2009, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1069
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 696 (47,549)

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DNA, innocence, crime control, due process, wrongful conviction, eyewitness identification, false confessions, jailhouse snitch, informant

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Expert Testimony on Interrogation and False Confession

UMKC Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 3, 2014, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1256
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 May 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2014
Brian L. Cutler, Keith A. Findley and Danielle Loney
Ontario Tech University, University of Wisconsin Law School and University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)
Downloads 609 (56,598)
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False Confessions, Experts, Daubert, Interrogaton, Wrongful Conviction, Innocence

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Psychological Perspectives: Cognition and Decision Making

Chapter Three in Examining Wrongful Convictions: Stepping Back, Moving Forward, Carolina Academic Press, 2014 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 May 2014
Keith A. Findley and Barbara O'Brien
University of Wisconsin Law School and Michigan State University - College of Law
Downloads 533 (66,915)
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Cognition, decision making, wrongful conviction, innocence, confirmation bias, belief perseverance, hindsight bias, mindset theory, cognitive dissonance, groupthink, just world

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Innocents at Risk: Adversary Imbalance, Forensic Science, and the Search for Truth

Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 893, 2008
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 22 May 2010
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 504 (71,760)
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Innocence, wrongful conviction, forensic science, tunnel vision

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Adversarial Inquisitions: Rethinking the Search for the Truth

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 911, 2011-12, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1165
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2012
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 484 (75,407)
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adversarial, inquisitorial, inquisition, investigation, innocence, factfinding, prosecutors, criminal

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Defining Innocence

Albany Law Review, Forthcoming, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1158
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 482 (75,785)
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Innocence, exoneration, Innocence Movement, presumption of innocence, error rate

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Judicial Gatekeeping of Suspect Evidence: Due Process and Evidentiary Rules in the Age of Innocence

47 Georgia Law Review 723 (2013), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1235
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2013
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
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wrongful conviction, false conviction, evidence, eyewitness identification, false confession, forensic science, snitch, due process, admissibility, suspect evidence

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Implementing the Lessons from Wrongful Convictions: An Empirical Analysis of Eyewitness Identification Reform Strategies

81 Missouri Law Review 377, 2016, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1372
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 12 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 386 (98,373)
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eyewitness identification, innocence, wrongful conviction, criminal justice reform, democratic experimentalism, new governance, innocence movement, double-blind sequential, policing

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Innocence Found: The New Revolution in American Criminal Justice

Chapter One in Controversies in Innocence Cases in America (Sarah Lucy Cooper, ed., Ashgate Publishing 2014), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1263
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 May 2014
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 311 (124,903)
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Innocence Project, Innocence Movement, Innocence Network, Wrongful Conviction, death penalty, Warren Court, eyewitness identification, false confessions, forensic science, DNA

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The Science and Law Underlying Post-Conviction Challenges to Shaken Baby Syndrome Convictions: A Response to Professor Imwinkelried

48 Seton Hall Law Review 1209 (2018), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1442, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 May 2018 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2018
Keith A. Findley and D. Michael Risinger
University of Wisconsin Law School and Seton Hall University School of Law
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Postconviction review, SBS/AHT, shaken baby syndrome, abusive head trauma, newly discovered evidence, shifted science, flawed forensic science

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Book Review: Shaken Baby Syndrome on Trial

29 Criminal Justice #2 (Summer 2014), American Bar Association, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1279
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
Keith A. Findley and Barry Scheck
University of Wisconsin Law School and Professor of Law, Cardozo Law School, Co Founder Innocence Project, Partner, Neufeld Scheck & Brustin
Downloads 216 (180,005)

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shaken baby syndrome, abusive head trauma, Tuerkheimer, innocence, wrongful conviction

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The Pedagogy of Innocence: Reflection on the Role of Innocence Projects in Clinical Legal Education

Clinical Law Review, Forthcoming, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 06/07-5
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Nov 2006
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 208 (186,413)
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pedagogy, innocence projects, clinical education, large-case clinical programs

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Innocence Protection in the Appellate Process

Marquette Law Review, 2009, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1117
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 May 2010 Last Revised: 23 May 2010
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
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Innocence, wrongful convictions, appeals, appellate process, postconviction procedures

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Rediscovering the Lawyer School: Curriculum Reform in Wisconsin

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 24, 2006-07, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1074
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Feb 2009
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
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curriculum reform, legal education, clinical education, Langdell, Socratic method, case method

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Plea Bargaining in the Shadow of a Retrial: Bargaining Away Innocence

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1726, Wisconsin Law Review (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 18 Oct 2021
University of Wisconsin Law School, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Wisconsin Law School
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Plea bargaining, trial shadow, innocence, wrongful conviction, coercion, post-conviction, new trial, negotiation, innocence network, innocence project

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Book Review: Understanding Failed Evidence

28 Criminal Justice (Forthcoming), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1223
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Apr 2013
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 147 (251,674)

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wrongful conviction, failed evidence, flawed evidence, eyewitness identification, confession, forensic science, cognitive biases

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An Investigation of Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Processing in Post-Appellate Review of a Criminal Case

University of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1148
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2011
Andrew M. Smith, Brian L. Cutler and Keith A. Findley
University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Ontario Tech University and University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 145 (254,512)
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Top-Down, Bottom-Up, Processing, Judgment, Decision-Making, Post-Appellate Review, Wrongful Conviction, Systematic Processing, Innocence, Postconviction

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The Absence or Misuse of Statistics in Forensic Science as a Contributor to Wrongful Convictions: From Pattern Matching to Medical Opinions About Child Abuse

125 Dickinson L. Rev. 615 (2021), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1702
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 141 (261,695)

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Statistics, probabilities, forensic science, wrongful convictions, Bayes' Theorem, prosecutor's fallacy, shaken baby syndrome, abusive head trauma, microscopic hair analysis, likelihood ratio, relevance ratio

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Assessing Experiential Legal Education: A Response to Professor Yackee

2015 Wisconsin Law Review 627, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1348
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2015
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
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clinical legal education, experiential legal education, law school, law school crisis, experiential learning, legal education, clinical, clinics, skills, skills training

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Reducing Error in the Criminal Justice System

48 Seton Hall Law Review 1265 (2018), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1443
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 May 2018 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2018
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 125 (285,386)

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criminal justice system, incarceration, reasonable doubt standard, error

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Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Ad Hoc Committee Final Report

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1496 (October, 2019)
Number of pages: 182 Posted: 21 Oct 2019
University of Wisconsin Law School, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent and Independent
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policing, community policing, problem-oriented policing, police use of force, civilian oversight

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The Federal Role in the Innocence Movement in America

33 (1) Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 61 (2017), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1394
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Keith A. Findley
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 92 (351,429)

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Innocence Movement, Innocence Project, DNA, Federal Government, Bloodsworth Postconviction Testing Assistance, Wrongful Conviction

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Final Report and Model Policy of the Police Body-Worn Camera Feasibility Review Committee

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1673
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
University of Wisconsin Law School, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent and Independent
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police, body-worn cameras, civilian oversight, use-of-force

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Clinics at Wisconsin: Comprehensive, In-Depth Pedagogy and Bottom-Up Innovation

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1695, 2021 Wisconsin Law Review 409 (2021)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Apr 2021
Keith A. Findley and Louise G. Trubek
University of Wisconsin Law School and University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 38 (539,400)

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University of Wisconsin, Law School Clinics, Legal History, Clinical Faculty, Legal Academia, Innovation, Experiential Education, Legal Advocacy, Public Interest Law, Criminal Justice, law-in-action, Wisconsin Idea, criminal justice, prisons, legal services, pedagogy

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Contemporary Perspectives on Wrongful Conviction: An Introduction to the 2016 Innocence Network Conference, San Antonio, Texas

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Oct 2019
University of Illinois at Springfield, Lewis & Clark Law School, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and University of Wisconsin Law School
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wrongful conviction, innocence, criminal, justice