Loyola University Chicago

Laura Caldwell, JD

Professor/Scholar In Residence, School of Law and Alumna

Anatomy of Innocence: Testimonies of the Wrongfully Convicted

ISBN 1631490885
Liveright, March 2017


This nonfiction book tells the extraordinary stories of more than a dozen innocent men and women who were convicted of serious crimes and cast into the maw of a vast and deeply flawed American criminal justice system before eventually, miraculously, being exonerated.

Long Way Home: A Young Man Lost in the System and the Two Women Who Found Him

(ISBN 1439100233)
Simon and Schuster, 2010


This nonfiction book is about a murder trial in Chicago, where Caldwell and another attorney represented a young man who was in a Cook County holding cell for six years without a trial.

Other books by Laura Caldwell:

  • The Dog Park
  • Red Hot Lies
  • Red Blooded Murder
  • Red, White & Dead
  • Claim of Innocence
  • Question of Trust
  • False Impressions
  • Burning the Map
  • A Clean Slate
  • The Year of Living Famously
  • Look Closely
  • The Rome Affair
  • The Good Liar
  • The Night I Got Lucky