Reliability Of Eyewitness Testimony Under Scrutiny

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Brandon Garret, author, Convicting the Innocent: Where Criminal Prosecutions Go Wrong
Paul Heinzel, deputy attorney general, New Jersey
Gary Wells, professor of psychology, Iowa State University

An August ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court will make it easier for defendants to question the credibility of eyewitness testimony in criminal cases. The decision is part of an ongoing debate about the role eyewitness testimony plays in criminal proceedings.

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