New York Law School Law Review
Now why are innocent people convicted? How does it happen? If we have a better understanding of why it happens, we may find a better way to deal with the problem. One reason why it happens is that people make decisions too quickly. What do I mean? The more serious the crime, the more pressure there is to solve it. Because there is tremendous pressure on police officials to solve notorious crimes, the investigation process suffers and innocent persons may be convicted.
The Problem of Convicting Innocent Persons: How Often Does It Occur and How Can It Be Prevented?, 56 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. 1053 (2011-2012)
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