Advancing Wrongful Conviction Scholarship: Toward New Conceptual Frameworks

  title={Advancing Wrongful Conviction Scholarship: Toward New Conceptual Frameworks},
  author={Robert J. Norris and Catherine L. Bonventre},
  journal={Justice Quarterly},
  pages={929 - 949}
As wrongful conviction scholarship grows, some scholars have suggested that existing research on miscarriages of justice lacks theoretical grounding and methodological sophistication, arguing that the use of social science theory may help to better understand wrongful convictions. In this article, we suggest that it may be useful to draw upon conceptual frameworks found in traditional criminal justice studies, discuss what such approaches might suggest about miscarriages of justice, and begin… 
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