Cultural consequences of miscarriages of justice.

  title={Cultural consequences of miscarriages of justice.},
  author={Simon A. Cole},
  journal={Behavioral sciences \& the law},
  volume={27 3},
  • S. Cole
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Behavioral sciences & the law
Social science scholarship has tended to focus more on the causes than the consequences of miscarriages of justice. Within the literature on consequences, the overwhelming emphasis has been on individual consequences: psychological and material impacts on the wrongly convicted individual and, in some cases, other indirectly impacted individuals such as family members of the wrongly convicted and victims of the true perpetrator's future crimes. Some attention has been devoted to social harms… Expand
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