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Criminal Law Reform: Continental Europe - From Enlightenment To The Rehabilitative Ideal: Early Reform Efforts, Criminal Law Reform In Continental Europe

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Creating a rational criminal law system has since the eighteenth century been an important issue of public policy on the European continent. In the course of time, the focus of reformers shifted from rationalization of existing legislation to more efficient crime control and prevention.

THOMAS WIEGAND

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almost 9 years ago

An examination of exonerations of innocent defendants falsely convicted in North America and England finds a preponderance of cases involving police\prosecution misconduct. Theory predicts that the adversarial system should produce more such "win at any cost" behavior. Is there any data of exonerations of the innocent from continental Europe?