Eyewitness IDs : The Main cause of Wrongful Convictions gets a do-over by the National Research Counsel

After decades of legal and more recent research on doubtful eyewitness testimony has led to this Report from the NRC/NAS.

The best reads on this type of “evidence” used by prosecutors are:

1) Professor Brandon Garrett’s “Convicting the Innocent.”

2) The NY Innocence Project’s persistent articles about cases tainted by witnesses’ faulty/false testimony.

About csidds

Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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