Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Connecticut Courts Confront Eyewitness Testimony

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently ruled that expert testimony on the reliability of eye witness testimony is admissible to challenge the credibility of a witness.  Connecticut joins a growing number of jurisdictions reforming identification and testimony policies in consideration of the science of eyewitness identification.

This post illustrates one inherent problem in eyewitness perception.

The videos below illustrates another:

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