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The Misinterpretation of Scientific Evidence

Jiahong He

in Back from the Dead: Wrongful Convictions and Criminal Justice in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824856618
eISBN:
9780824868703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856618.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In a well-known case of “back from the dead,” Teng Xingshan was convicted in Hunan for murdering his mistress and sentenced to death in 1988. Several years after his execution, it was discovered that ... More


Introduction: Truth Stumbling in the Streets

Vera Schwarcz

in Colors of Veracity: A Quest for Truth in China and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838737
eISBN:
9780824868857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838737.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

“Truth wars” have become a common theme in scholarship from journalism to philosophy, from Abhu Ghraib to various “truth commissions” around the world. This book is situated in the context of current ... More


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