Thursday, December 23, 2004

Scheck: Eyewitness testimony greatest cause of convincting innocents

CrimProf blog quotes Barry Scheck arguing that mistaken eyewitness accounts are the most common cause of convicting innocent people. He should know.

At least in Texas, the second most common cause has to be some inexcusably poor judges, followed by vindictive prosecutors and some sorry-ass defense attorneys.

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