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Criminal Justice. Wrongful Convictions. The concern surrounding procedural fairness Respecting the rights of the accused Canadian examples: Donald Marshall Guy Paul Morin David Milgaard Wrongful convictions are the product of problems within the judicial system.

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Criminal justice

Criminal Justice

Wrongful Convictions


Criminal justice

  • The concern surrounding procedural fairness

  • Respecting the rights of the accused

  • Canadian examples:

  • Donald Marshall

  • Guy Paul Morin

  • David Milgaard

  • Wrongful convictions are the product of problems within the judicial system


Criminal justice

  • Following the “classic pattern” of wrongful convictions

  • Themes such as:

  • “Tunnel vision”

  • Racial profiling

  • Improper police investigations

  • Manipulation of evidence

  • Corruption of the justice system


Media presentation

  • Donald Marshall exonerated

    http://archives.cbc.ca/society/crime_justice/clips/12858/

  • Joining the Ranks of the Wrongfully Convicted

    http://archives.cbc.ca/society/crime_justice/clips/4228/

  • DNA test clears Milgaard

    http://archives.cbc.ca/society/crime_justice/clips/4229/

Media Presentation


Criminal justice

  • Milgaard Compensation Package

    http://archives.cbc.ca/society/crime_justice/clips/4230/

  • Larry Fisher Convicted

    http://archives.cbc.ca/society/crime_justice/clips/4237/


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