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Credible Eyewitnesses Are Key to a Fair Trial; Unreliable Eyewitnesses Can Be Key to an Acquittal

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Research Shows That Human Memory Is Fallible Scientific studies almost unanimously conclude that eyewitness testimony is unreliable due to the inability of the human mind to capture and preserve memories in the same way a camera does. Several factors affect an eyewitness’s ability to recall information, including: The passage of time – Memory decay occurs […]