Wrongful Conviction Case Profile

Wrongful Conviction Case Profile Description: This assignment is designed to explore the flawed and complicated nature of the U.S. criminal justice system through the stories of wrongfully convicted and exonerated individuals. This paper requires you to act as an investigative journalist or a biographer by selecting a single case of wrongful conviction to examine in depth. The person that you select can be dead or alive. After your subject is approved by the instructor, you will present a detailed paper regarding the facts of the case in conjunction with what we have learned from scholarly research on the causes and consequences of wrongful conviction (examples listed below). That is, cite relevant course material pertaining to the miscarriage/s of justice that led to the false conviction.  Goal of Assignment: Provide a thorough case profile of an individual who was falsely convicted and subsequently exonerated


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