By Mark Godsey
In Blind Injustice, Godsey explores designated mental human weaknesses inherent within the legal justice system—confirmation bias, reminiscence malleability, cognitive dissonance, bureaucratic denial, dehumanization, and others—and illustrates each one with tales from his time as a hard-nosed prosecutor after which as an legal professional for the Ohio Innocence Project.
He additionally lays naked the felony justice system’s inner political pressures. How does the truth that judges, sheriffs, and prosecutors are elected officers impact how they view circumstances? How can security lawyers help consumers whilst many are overworked and underpaid? and the way do juries triumph over bias top them to think that police and professional witnesses be aware of greater than they do approximately what proof means?
This e-book sheds a harsh mild at the accidental but regimen injustices devoted by means of these charged with upholding justice. but in any case, Godsey recommends structural, procedural, and attitudinal alterations geared toward restoring justice to the felony justice system.
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