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Thursday, February 25, 2010

New Book
 
My friend and law school classmate, David Dow, has written an important new book about his crusade against the death penalty: Autobiography of an Execution. While I share Dow's opposition to capital punishment, we have somewhat different perspectives -- which we presented here.
 
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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Citizen X
 
I recently stumbled on the 1995 movie "Citizen X," and recommend it to anyone interested in criminal justice. Based on a true story, it chronicles how corruption impeded the investigation of a serial killer in the Soviet Union in the 1980s. The film's brief treatment of false confessions is spot on. 
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