The Wrongful Conviction Of The Criminal Justice System

1256 WordsDec 12, 20156 Pages
As defined, a wrongful conviction is a conviction of a person accused of a crime which, in the result of the subsequent investigation, proves erroneous. Persons who are in fact innocent but who have been wrongly convicted by a jury or other court of law. For this reason, wrongful convictions disrupt trust in our justice system, therefore, such convictions undermine public safety by leaving the correct or legitimate positives of the guilty in the community to carry out future offences. With this in mind, one needs to secure the society and/or families of crime victims that are caused by the incorrect or misleading errors that all humankind institutions occasionally make through accidental, unintentional, and through failures in working the system. Moreover, a nine-year-old girl, Christine Jessop was murdered on October 3rd, 1984. Guy Paul Morin, her alongside neighbor was charged for her murder. On the other side, around 3:50 pm on October 3rd, 1984, the school bus dropped Christine to her home; however, her mother and older brother were absent due to being at the dentist in Newmarket. Thereupon, around 3:32 pm Guy Paul Morin departed for work; however, appeared to have arrived home at 4:14 pm, however, Christine was not at all in the house when the Jessops arrived; therefore, the family assumed there was no need for an urgency to cause an alarm. Anyhow, once the family realized that Christine has not shown up after several hours, Ms. Jessop contacts
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