"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
Martin Luther King Jr.

Books, Articles, and Studies

Key resources relating to the foundations and principles of the Wrongful Conviction Project. Some resources may redirect to locations outside of the Ohio Public Defender's website

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Stolen Years - Stories of the Wrongfully Imprisoned

Rueven Fenton
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Identifying the Culprit: Assessing Eyewitness Identification

Committee on Scientific Approaches to Understanding and Maximizing the Validity and Reliability of Eyewitness Identification in Law Enforcement and the Courts; Committee on Science, Technology, and Law; Policy and Global Affairs; Committee on Law and Just
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Rate of False Conviction of Criminal Defendants who are Sentenced to Death

Samuel R. Gross; Barbara O’Brien; Chen Hu; Edward H. Kennedy
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Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward

National Research Council, 2009
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In Doubt: The Psychology of the Criminal Justice Process

Dan Simon, 2012
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Flawed Convictions: Shaken Baby Syndrome and the Inertia of Justice

Deborah Tuerkheimer, 2014
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Convicting the Innocent: Where Criminal Prosecutions Go Wrong

Brandon L. Garrett, 2011