A troubling portrayal of the criminal justice system from within its well-guarded walls.” —New York Times
“Required reading for anyone who believes that only the guilty are put to death…A catalog of appalling miscarriages of justice.” —Washington Post
"[A] chilling look at judicial corruption and incompetence.” —New York Daily News
“Should be required reading for...our justice system.”—Philadelphia Inquirer
About the Author
Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld, once lawyers with the Bronx Legal Aid Society, co-founded The Innocence Project, which seeks post-conviction release through DNA testing. They are among the most prominent civil rights attorneys in the U.S.
Jim Dwyer is the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the New York Daily News
and author of several other books.