Tag Archives: misdemeanor
Does a popular traffic app really pose a danger?
Whether they realize it or not, most people have some sort of routine that they follow prior to leaving their home. It might consist of taking a final look in the mirror, filling their pockets with certain items or double-checking the contents of their bag. Many others have subconsciously adopted the habit of checking… Read More »
How accurate are eyewitness identifications in criminal cases? — II
In our last post, our blog examined how the National Research Council recently published an eye-opening report discussing how mistaken eyewitness identifications in criminal cases involving strangers can often be linked to limitations in both human visual perception and memory. In today’s post, we’ll continue to examine this report, delving into some of the… Read More »
How accurate are eyewitness identifications in criminal cases?
The National Research Council, a nonprofit dedicated to helping “shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance the pursuit of science, engineering, and medicine,” recently published a fascinating report suggesting that limitations in both human visual perception and memory can sometimes result in inaccurate eyewitness identifications in criminal cases involving strangers. In addition, the… Read More »