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Innocence Protection in the Appellate Process

@article{Findley2010InnocencePI,
  title={Innocence Protection in the Appellate Process},
  author={Keith Findley},
  journal={Marquette Law Review},
  year={2010},
  volume={93},
  pages={591}
}
It is often said that truth “accurate sorting of the guilty from the innocent” is the primary objective of criminal trials. Among the important safeguards in our criminal justice system intended to ensure that the innocent are protected from wrongful conviction is the system of appeals and postconviction remedies. Recent empirical evidence based on DNA exoneration cases reveals, however, that the appellate process does not do a good job of recognizing or protecting innocence. Examination of… 
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