Witness Testimony

A Missouri man who spent nearly 17 years in prison for a 1999 robbery was freed after supporters found another man who looked enough like him that the victim and other witnesses said they could no longer be sure who committed the crime.
by Associated Press
9:28am
6.13.2017
A man who spent 22 years in prison for a double killing he said he didn't do walked free Monday, his New York conviction overturned but prosecutors vowing to get it restored. Two newfound witnesses testified they'd seen a different man commit the...
by Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
9:43am
5.9.2017
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The acquittal of a suburban foster father charged with sexually abusing boys in his care shows the challenges prosecutors face in proving abuse allegations without strong corroborating evidence. Testimony from six men who said Cesar Gonzales-...
by Karen Matthews, Associated Press
12:59pm
5.4.2017
A new bill passed Friday by the Florida legislature aims to improve the accuracy of eyewitness identifications in the state by tightening lineup procedures, offering more specific instructions for both administrators of photo lineups and...
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12:46pm
5.1.2017
A new report challenges the perception that eyewitness memory is inherently fallible, finding that eyewitness confidence can reliably indicate the accuracy of an identification made under certain, "pristine" conditions.
by Association for Psychological Science
10:44am
4.12.2017
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Felony evidence tampering charges brought against three Jacksonville police officers after removing beer from a vehicle during an undercover investigation could affect dozens of unrelated cases due to concerns about the officers' credibility.
by Anne Schindler, WTLV/First Coast News
9:45am
2.23.2017
A former church choir boy dying of motor neurone disease was able to give evidence in court against his childhood abuser, who was found guilty Wednesday, using eye-tracking technology in what is believed to be the first time in British legal history...
by Caroline Mortimer, The Independent
10:16am
2.17.2017
A close friend who for years didn't want to believe Robert Durst was capable of homicide dropped a bombshell Thursday implicating the real estate heir in two killings. Nathan "Nick" Chavin testified that their mutual friend, Susan Berman, told him...
by Brian Melley, Associated Press
9:10am
2.17.2017
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The slaying of Emmett Till, which helped trigger the modern civil rights movement, should be re-investigated now that a key witness is quoted as saying she lied about what the black teen said and did before he was lynched in 1955, Till's relatives...
by Jay Reeves, Associated Press
10:02am
2.10.2017
Rulings from the Colorado Supreme Court this week could make it more difficult for police officers to testify about certain evidence in criminal trials. The court ruled that trial witnesses, including police officers, can’t testify as “lay”...
by Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post
9:42am
2.9.2017
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