The difficulty of providing fresh evidence of wrongful conviction that emerges after the trial and associated appeals have been concluded is discussed at this interesting but troubling event hosted by Sydney University:
All the papers were terrific (if disturbing) but the one that seemed to me to have the most direct relevance to the concerns of this website was
- Gould, J. B., Carrano, J., Leo, R., & Young, J. (2012). Predicting erroneous convictions: A social science approach to miscarriages of justice. National Institute of Justice.
National Institute of Justice, United States Department of Justice
This is a highly recommended paper – it is long but very well laid out so you will find it easy to get the overall picture and decide which areas you need to go into in detail.