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Wrongful Convictions in China: Comparative and Empirical Perspectives


ISBN13: 9783662460832
Published: August 2016
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Switzerland
Format: Hardback
Price: £112.00



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The primary focus of this comparative and empirical work is to address wrongful convictions between China and common-law countries in order to promote a better understanding of wrongful convictions in China's practice with the help of comparative analyses, verifiable and empirical data, and case studies. It examines the scope of wrongful convictions and offers new insights into the worldwide movement to prevent them, assesses how far it has progressed and what reforms are most needed.

The book suggests that adversarial and inquisitorial systems alike could benefit from this research and learn valuable lessons from one another on how to effectively reduce the risk of wrongful convictions.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , China
Contents:
Introduction
The Scope of Wrongful Conviction
The Similarity of Causes for Wrongful Convictions
The Different Roots of Wrongful Convictions
The Movement for the Prevention of Wrongful Convictions: How Far Has It Progressed?
The Similarity of Remedies for Wrongful Convictions
Different Mechanisms for Wrongful Convictions
Diverse Models for Preventing and Remedying Wrongful Convictions
Problems and Prospects: China's Response to Wrongful Convictions
New Strategies for the Better Prevention in China
Conclusion.