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 […]
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.