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No Smoke

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No Smoke by Sandra Lean
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Innocent people are being locked up in our prisons, convicted of the most horrific crimes, on a regular basis. These are not one-off, tragic mistakes, but rather a routine, everyday occurrence. For every high-profile miscarriage of justice that we hear about, there are dozens more that never make the news. No Smoke examines just some of these cases, highlighting the very human tragedy of wrongful conviction, and pointing out the unthinkable: this could happen to any one of us! Sandra Lean's NO SMOKE offers a vitally-important contribution to British social awareness. Already the subject of much debate within the judicial system, this book reviews seven specific real-life cases and in doing so exposes some truly shocking practices within the UK justice system. The cases are exhaustively researched and documented in an easy-to-read contemporary style, and the conclusions presented in an articulate and professional format. Review copies have been highly praised, and the book has already been recommended by sitting judiciary as an insightful (if rather disturbing) guide to the inner workings of British justice.The author is currently a PhD candidate in criminal justice at Edinburgh University.
Release date NZ
August 12th, 2008
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Country of Publication
Ireland
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Checkpoint Press
Pages
268
Dimensions
152x229x15
ISBN-13
9781906628000
Product ID
2668222

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