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Unfair : the new science of criminal injustice / Adam Benforado.

Benforado, Adam, author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780770437763 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: xx, 379 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Crown Publishers, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [291]-367) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Investigation. The labels we live by : the victim ; Dangerous confessions : the detective ; The criminal mind : the suspect -- Adjudication. Breaking the rules : the lawyer ; In the eye of the beholder : the jury ; The corruption of memory : the eyewitness ; How to tell a lie : the expert ; Umpires of activists : the judge -- Punishment. An eye for an eye : the public ; throwing away the key : the prisoner -- Reform. What we must overcome : the challenge ; What we can do : the future.
Summary, etc.: A crusading legal scholar exposes the powerful psychological forces that undermine our criminal justice system--and affect us all Our nation is founded on the notion that the law is impartial, that legal cases are won or lost on the basis of evidence, careful reasoning and nuanced argument. But they may, in fact, turn on the temperature of the courtroom, the camera angle of a defendant's taped confession, or a simple word choice or gesture during a cross-examination.
Subject: Criminal justice, Administration of > Psychological aspects.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration.
Criminal psychology.

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