The strength of our criminal justice system depends on its ability to be accurate and swift in convicting the guilty and in clearing the innocent. However, wrongful convictions do happen sometimes. Identifying and understanding the causes of wrongful convictions is critical to maintaining the integrity of our justice system.
Research a case in which an inmate was wrongfully convicted and eventually released based upon new evidence.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you do the following:Indicate if the wrongful conviction was based upon unethical practices by the police, court, probationary personnel, or witnesses.Describe how the conviction was appealed and whether the defendant received any reparations.Indicate if the justice system targeted those responsible for the wrongful conviction and whether they were prosecuted for their conduct.Describe what could be done to avoid such behaviors in the future.
Reference at least 2 scholarly sources in addition to the textbook.
Format your citations according to APA guidelines.
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