CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THESE 5 STEPS The criminal justice system is overdue for a major overhaul. In the long-term, we need to address systemic issues of racism and classism, and tackle issues relating to police violence, cash bail, mass incarceration, crisis intervention, funding for the addicted and mentally ill, police and […]
We’ve all heard about the cases of wrongfully convicted people going to prison for the crimes others committed. In some cases, DNA exonerates them and finds the person who really did it. But what about people wrongfully convicted – of crimes that never happened at all? Our guest is Jessica S. Henry, Professor at Montclair […]
Exploring No-Crime Wrongful Convictions, Community Crime Prevention And Rise In Shootings. We hear from the author of a new book bringing to light and documenting a specific type of wrongful conviction – those where no actual crime was committed. And we discuss the increase in shootings in Wisconsin and elsewhere around the U.S., and how […]
Conversation with Isidoro Rodriguez of The Crime Report: Your Criminal Justice Network from the Center of Media Crime and Justice at John Jay College about my new book and criminal justice reform. Is U.S. Legal System ‘Stacked Against Poor’?, read the full transcript here.
In this episode of the Modern Law Library, Henry speaks with the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles about some of the strange and heart-rending stories she uncovered and how the legal community can work towards eliminating such injustices.
Joshua B. Hoe interviews Jessica S. Henry about her book “Smoke but No Fire: Convicting the Innocent of Crimes that Never Happened”
Amanda Knox interviews Jessica Henry, scholar, on the phenomenon of “no crime” wrongful convictions.
Kathryn Rubino talks with Jessica S. Henry about the prevalence of no-crime convictions, some of the worst examples of no-crime convictions, how racial injustice exacerbates the issue, and finally what can be done, particularly within the current criminal justice reform zeitgeist.
Julius Jones has spent the last 20 years on Oklahoma’s death row for a murder he has always said he didn’t commit. It’s stories like his that should make us put an end to the death penalty. In the fall of 1998, Jones was a freshman engineering student at the University of Oklahoma on a […]