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Marvin Zalman


Marvin Zalman is a professor of criminal justice at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.  He co-edited Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform: Making Justice (Routledge) last year with Julia Carrano. Recent articles include Zalman & Carrano, “The Sustainability of Innocence Reform,” Albany Law Review (2014); Yuning Wu & Zalman, “Wrongful Conviction in China: Analyzing the Scholarship,” Crime and Criminal Justice International (2013); and M. Zalman, “Qualitatively Estimating the Incidence of Wrongful Convictions,” Criminal Law Bulletin (2012). Recent chapters include “Theorizing Wrongful Conviction” in Redlich, Acker, Norris & Bonventre, eds. Examining Wrongful Convictions: Stepping Back, Moving Forward (Carolina Academic Press, 2014); Nancy Marion & M. Zalman “Towards a Theory of Innocence Policy Reform,” in Cooper (ed.), Controversies in Innocence Cases in America (Ashgate, 2014); M. Zalman  & N. Marion “The Public Policy Process and Innocence Reform” in Zalman & Carrano (2014); and M. Zalman, “The Detective and Wrongful Conviction” In Zalman & Carrano (2014). M. Zalman, “Measuring Wrongful Convictions” in David Weisburd and Gerben Bruinsma, Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Springer Verlag, 2014) summarized recent scholarship on the extent of wrongful convictions.