How Reliable is Eyewitness Testimony?
Lecture no. 13 from the course: Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals
Taught by Professor Elizabeth A. Murray | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Faulty eyewitness identification is the most common source of wrongful convictions in the legal system. Here, take a closer look at some real-world instances of wrongful identification; discover how DNA testing has helped exonerate hundreds; and learn what specific reforms can help prevent these horrible mistakes in the future.