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14 Eye-Opening True Crime Books About Wrongful Convictions

Justice will finally be served.

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Failure of Justice

Failure of Justice

By John Ferak

The Court of Last Resort

The Court of Last Resort

By Erle Stanley Gardner

Buddy Boys

Buddy Boys

By Mike McAlary

Echoes of My Soul

Echoes of My Soul

By Robert K. Tanenbaum

Kids for Cash

Kids for Cash

By William Ecenbarger

People Wasn't Made to Burn

People Wasn't Made to Burn

By Joe Allen

A Death in Canaan

A Death in Canaan

By Joan Barthel

With One Shot

With One Shot

By Dorothy Marcic

Carolina Skeletons

Carolina Skeletons

By David Stout

books like the innocence files

Anatomy of Innocence: Testimonies of the Wrongfully Convicted

By Laura Caldwell and Leslie S. Klinger (Editors)

central park five

The Central Park Five

By Sarah Burns

true crime justice books devils knot west memphis three

Devil's Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three

By Mara Leveritt

picking cotton

Picking Cotton

By Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton

true crime justice books actual innocence

Actual Innocence

By Barry Scheck, Peter Neufeld, and Jim Dwyer