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Sam Poyser

Dr Sam Poyser is Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Criminal Justice and Policing at York St John University. Her primary area of research is miscarriages of justice and the learning opportunities they present for criminal investigators. More generally, she has conducted research into victims’ experiences of injustice and has published extensively in the areas of policing, investigation and criminal justice.
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Miscarriages of justice

Causes, consequences and remedies

It is crucial for criminal justice practitioners to understand miscarriages of justice. This text provides an up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of miscarriages of justice, highlighting difficulties in defining them, examining their dimensions, forms, scale and impact and exploring key cases and their causes.