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Back from the DeadWrongful Convictions and Criminal Justice in China$
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He Jiahong

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780824856618

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824856618.001.0001

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Reform of the Criminal Retrial System

Reform of the Criminal Retrial System

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(p.183) Chapter Fourteen Reform of the Criminal Retrial System
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Back from the Dead
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Jiahong He

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824856618.003.0015

Drawing on examples from wrongful conviction cases, this chapter describes the challenges of overturning such convictions when evidence is ambiguous and the standard of proof differs between the original trial and the retrial. The author highlights the close connection between the criteria for retrial and the standards for proving wrongful conviction.

Keywords:   retrial, evidence, standard of proof, judicial reform

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