CONVICTING THE INNOCENT

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Harvard University Press, Aug 4, 2011 - Art - 376 pages
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This probing analysis of three of Giotto’s major works and the patrons who commissioned them goes beyond the clichés of Giotto as the founding figure of western painting. It traces the interactions between Franciscan friars and powerful bankers and illuminates the complex interactions between mercantile wealth and the iconography of poverty.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Contaminated Confessions
14
3 Eyewitness Misidentifications
45
4 Flawed Forensics
84
5 Trial by Liar
118
6 Innocence on Trial
145
7 Judging Innocence
178
8 Exoneration
213
9 Reforming the Criminal Justice System
241
Appendix
277
Notes
291
Acknowledgments
351
Index
355
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Brandon Garrett earned a B.A. in philosophy from Yale University and worked as an advocate for homeless people in New York before attending law school at Columbia University. He was born in Maryland.

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