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By Laura Caldwell

Recalling the good muckrakers of the prior, an outraged staff of America’s best-selling writers unite to confront the failures of wrongful convictions.

Wrongful convictions, lengthy considered as statistical anomalies in an differently sound justice procedure, now look with scary regularity. yet few humans comprehend simply how or why they ensue and, extra very important, the immeasurable results that regularly hang-out the fortunate few who're acquitted, years when they are confirmed innocent.

Now, during this groundbreaking anthology, fourteen exonerated inmates narrate their tales to a roster of high-profile secret and mystery writers―including Lee baby, Sara Paretsky, Laurie R. King, Jan Burke and S. J. Rozan―while one other exoneree’s case is explored in a formerly unpublished essay through mythical playwright Arthur Miller. An awesome and detailed collaboration, those tales undergo witness to the very good tales of blameless women and men who have been convicted of great crimes and solid into the maw of an enormous and deeply improper American legal justice procedure ahead of finally, and miraculously, being exonerated.

Introduced through best-selling authors Scott Turow and Barry Scheck, those grasp storytellers catch the tragedy of wrongful convictions as by no means sooner than and problem readers to confront the constraints and cruel realities of the yankee legal justice process. Lee baby tells of Kirk Bloodsworth, who obsessively examine the burgeoning box of DNA trying out, carefully hoping that it held the most important to his acquittal―until he ultimately grew to become the 1st individual to be exonerated from loss of life row according to DNA proof. pass judgement on John Sheldon and writer Gayle Lynds crew as much as proportion Audrey Edmunds’s event elevating her childrens lengthy distance from her legal cellphone. And exoneree Gloria Killian recounts to S. J. Rozan her trip from that fateful "knock at the door" and the preliminary surprise of accusation to the scars she incorporates today.

Together, the strong tales gathered in the Anatomy of Innocence aspect each element of the event of wrongful conviction, in addition to the amazing depths of persistence sustained by means of each one exoneree who by no means misplaced hope.

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