Convicting the Innocent
Professor James R. Elkins College of Law
West Virginia University|Fall|2016|



Bibliography [Materials Available Online]

Brandon L. Garrett, Judging Innocence, 200 Colum. L. Rev. 101 (2007) [SSRN] [video]

_______________, Claiming Innocence, 92 Minn. L. Rev. 1629 (2008) [SSRN]

_______________, The Banality of Wrongful Convictions, ___ Mich. L. Rev. 101 (2014) [SSRN]

Keith A. Findley, "Tunnel Vision," in B. Cutler (ed.), Conviction of the Innocent: Lessons from Psychological Research [SSRN]

_____________, Defining Innocence, 74 Alb. L. Rev. 1157 (2010-2011) [SSRN]

_____________, Innocents at Risk: Adversary Imbalance, Forensic Science, and the Search for Truth, 38 Seton Hall L. Rev. 893 (2008) [SSRN]

Keith A. Findley & Michael S. Scott, The Multiple Dimensions of Tunnel Vision in Criminal Cases 2006 Wis. L. Rev. 291 [SSRN]

George C. Thomas, Two Windows into Innocence, 7 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 575 (2010) [SSRN]

Stanley Z. Fisher, Convictions of Innocent Persons in Massachusetts: An Overview, 12 Bos. U. Public Interest L.J. 40 (2002) [SSRN]

Jon B. Gould, Julia Carrano, Richard A. Leo & Kati Hail-Jares, Innocent Defendants: Divergent Case Outcomes and What They Teach Us [SSRN]

___________, et. al., Predicting Erroneous Convictions (2013) [SSRN]

Richard A. Leo & Jon B. Gould, Studying Wrongful Convictions: Learning From Social Science 7 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 7 (2009) [SSRN]

Rodney J. Uphoff, Convicting the Innocent: Aberration or Systemic Problem? 2006 Wis. L. Rev. 739 [SSRN]

Daniel S. Medwed, The Zeal Deal: Prosecturorial Resistance to Post-Conviction Claims of Innocence, 84 Bos. U. L. Rev. 125 2004) [SSRN]

Fred C. Zacharias, The Role of Prosecutors in Service of Justice After Convictions, 8 Vand. L. Rev. 171 (2005) [SSRN]

Bruce A. Green, Gideon's Amici: Why Do Prosecutors So Rarely Defend the Rights of the Accused?, 122 Yale L. J. ___ (____) [SSRN]

Bruce A. Green & Ellen Yaroshefsky, Prosecutorial Discretion and Post-Conviction Evidence of Innocence, 6 Oh. St. J. Crim. L. 467 (2009) [SSRN]

Mark A. Godsey, False Justice and the "True" Prosectutor: A Memoir, Tribute, and Commentary, 9 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 789 2012) [SSRN]

Barry Scheck, Professional and Conviction Integrity Programs: Why We Need Them, Why They Will Work, and Models for Creating Them, 31 Cardazo L. Rev. 2215 (2010) [SSRN]

Keith A. Findley, Learning from Our Mistakes: A Criminal Justice Commission to Study Wrongful Convictions, 38 Calif. Western L. Rev. ___ (2002) [SSRN]

Andrew M. Siegel, Moving Down the Wedge of Injustice: A Proposal for a Third Generation of Wrongful Convictions Scholarship and Advocacy, 42 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 1219 (2005) [SSRN]

Helen A. Anderson, Revising Harmless Error: Making Innocence Relevant to Direct Appeals, 17 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 391 (2011) [SSRN]

John H. Blume & Rebecca K. Helm, The Unexonerated: Factually Innocent Defendants Who Plead Guilty [SSRN]

D. Michael Risinger, Innocents Convicted: An Empirically Justified Factual Wrongful Conviction Rate, 97 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 761 (2007) [SSRN]

Mark A. Godsey & Marie Alou, She Blinded Me with Science: Wrongful Convictions and the "Reverse CSI-Effect," 14 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 481 (2011) [SSRN]

Brandon L. Garrett & Peter J. Neufeld, Invalid Forensic Science Testimony and Wrongful Convictions, 95 Vir. L. Rev. ___ (2009) [SSRN]

Ellen Yankiver Suni, Ethical Issues for Innocence Projects: An Initial Primer, 70 UMKC L. Rev. 921 (2002) [SSRN]

Brandon L. Garrett, Innocence, Harmless Error, and Federal Wrongful Cinction Law, 35 Wis. L. Rev. 35 (2005) [SSRN]

Books: Wrongful Convictions

  Brandon L. Garrett, Convicting the Innocent: Where Prosecutions Go Wrong (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2011)

Additional Articles

Keith A. Findley, Learning from Our Mistakes: A Criminal Justice Commission to Study Wrongful Convictions, 38 Calif. Western L. Rev. 333 (2002)

_____________, The Pedagogy of Innocence: Reflections on the Role of Innocence Projects in Clinical Legal Education, 13 Clin. L. Rev. 231 (2006)

______________, Judicial Gatekeeping of Suspect Evidence: Due Process and Evidentiary Rules in the Age of Innocence, 47 Geo. L. Rev. 723 (2013) [SSRN]

______________, Innocence Protect in the Appellate Process, 93 Marquette L. Rev. 591 (2009)

_______________, Adversarial Inquisitions: Rethinking the Search for the Truth, 56 NY L.S. L. Rev. 911 (201l/2012) [SSRN]

Keith A. Findley & Barbara O'Brien, "Psychological Perspectives: Cognition and Decision Making," in Examining Wrongful Convictions: Stepping Back, Moving Forward (Durham, North Carolina: Carolina Academic Press, 2014)(forthcoming) [SSRN]