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Title Convicting the innocent : the story of a murder, a false confession, and the struggle to free a "wrong man" / edited by Donald S. Connery.

Publication Info. Cambridge, MA : Brookline Books, [1995]
©1996

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Location Call No. Status
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  364.1523 CONVICTING    DUE 03-09-22
Description xviii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Preface and Acknowledgments / Donald S. Connery -- Introduction / William Styron -- The Richard Lapointe Case Chronology -- Reasonable Doubt -- Justice Unserved? -- Lying Accepted Investigative Tool -- Without Tape, Confession Can Be Unassailable / Alex Wood -- How Richard Lapointe Got His Friends and Why He Needs Them / Robert Perske -- Taking a Stand / Margaret Dignoti -- Richard Lapointe: A Good Life Destroyed / Robert Perske -- Abuse of Power, Arrogance of Power / Donald Connery -- False Confessions and Other Follies / Hugo Adam Bedau and Constance Putnam -- When Will It Ever End? / Peter Reilly -- Even Galileo Confessed / Arthur Miller -- "I'm Guilty If You Say So" / Richard Ofshe -- The Ben Miller Frame-Up / John R. Williams -- The Reasons for "Wrong-Man" Cases / Kate Germond -- Why Johnny Lee Wilson Went to Prison / Michael Atchison and Denis W. Keyes -- The 22-Year Ordeal of Mike Pardue / E. Barry Johnson and Becky Pardue
Subject Lapointe, Richard, 1946-
Homicide -- Connecticut -- Manchester -- Case studies.
People with mental disabilities -- Civil rights -- Connecticut -- Manchester -- Case studies.
People with mental disabilities and crime -- Connecticut -- Manchester -- Case studies.
Prisoners -- Civil rights -- Connecticut -- Manchester -- Case studies.
False imprisonment -- Connecticut -- Manchester -- Case studies.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Connecticut -- Manchester -- Case studies.
Added Author Connery, Donald S.
ISBN 1571290214 paperback
9781571290212 paperback
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