About the Author
Marvin Zalman is professor of criminal justice at Wayne State University. He has written on criminal procedure (e.g., articles on Miranda rights, the Fourth Amendment, and venue); criminal justice policy; wrongful conviction; criminal justice and civil liberties; and judicial sentencing. Recent publications include "Wrongful Conviction" (Oxford Bibliographies Online, Fall 2012); "Qualitatively Estimating the Incidence of Wrongful Convictions" (Criminal Law Bulletin, 2012); "An Integrated Justice Model of Wrongful Convictions" (Albany Law Review, 2011); "Measuring Wrongful Convictions" (Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Springer, 2014); and "Edwin Borchard and the Limits of Innocence Reform" (in Huff & Killias, eds., Wrongful Convictions & Miscarriages of Justice, Routledge, 2013). Julia Carrano currently oversees a Department of Justice grant at the University of Mississippi. Formerly a research professor at American University, she supervised a large-scale empirical study of wrongful convictions (Predicting Erroneous Convictions, National Institute of Justice, 2013). Recently, she also co-authored "Predicting Erroneous Convictions" (Iowa Law Review, 2013) and served as the area editor for wrongful convictions in the Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Springer, 2014). She holds a JD from the George Washington University Law School and an MA in anthropology from UC Santa Barbara.