Wrongful Conviction, Policing, and the "War on Crime"

This book chapter shows how police practices can contribute to wrongful convictions. It theorizes that the heated rhetoric surrounding the so-called wars on crime and drugs has contributed to policing tactics that increase the probability of wrongful convictions. 

Citation: Wrongful Conviction, Policing, and the "War on Crime," in Examining Wrongful Convictions: Stepping Back and Moving Forward (Eds. Allison D. Redlich, James R. Acker, Robert J. Norris, and Catherine Bonventre) (forthcoming July 2014) (with Hannah Laqueur and Jonathan Simon)