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Robert J. Norris is Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society at George Mason University.
This work is readily accessible to most adult audiences, and is especially recommended for all college, university, and seminary libraries. -Catholic Library World Exonerated is the first serious, thoroughhistory of the modern innocence movement. A major, innovative contribution tothe scholarship on wrongful convictions and a true delight to read. -Daniel S. Medwed,author, Prosecution Complex: America's Race to Convict and Its Impact on the Innocent Carefully researchedand elegantly written, this book calls attention to the importance of wrongfulconvictions for the death penalty and beyond. It shows how the criminal justicesystem is at the heart of efforts to achieve social justice. This is animportant book. -Sister Helen Prejean,author, Dead Man Walking and The Death of Innocents Exonerated is the definitive account ofhow the innocence movement transformed public views about the everydayfallibility of the American criminal justice system in the late 20thcentury, and why preventing the wrongful convictions of the factually innocentremains more important than ever in the 21st century. -Richard A. Leo,author, The Wrong Guys: Murder, False Confessions and the Norfolk Four [An] informative overview of the development of the innocence movement...A useful contribution to an important national conversation about crime and punishment. -Kirkus Reviews Robert J. Norris' book, Exonerated, is the first complete and exhaustive treatment of the [innocence] movement itself. The book offers a deep dive. The fact that it is nonetheless eminently readable speaks to Norris's ability to merge impressive scholarship and research with fascinating stories, interesting interviews and anecdotal information. The result is an impressive history layered over with entertaining color. -Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Book Reviews Exonerated is the first complete and authentic history of the innocence movement. Robert J. Norris shows us how it came into being and how it evolved over the decades. He also shines light on the issues involved and the challenges the movement faces. With his unmatched academic credential, Norris has written a book that will benefit both students and experts of innocence movement. -The Washington Book Review A timely and important new contribution to theliterature, Exonerated is both anaccessible history of the recent history of wrongful convictions, and a muchneeded analysis of the innocence movement as a social movement. -Simon A. Cole,author, Suspect Identities: A History of Fingerprinting and Criminal Identification