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Massachusetts Law About Eyewitness Identification Posted on Nov 13

We’ve created a new page on Eyewitness Identification, which brings together a variety of resources on this evolving topic. The page includes links to relevant sections of the Guide to Evidence and Model Jury Instructions, as well as links to cases, websites and books. Because   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Law About Eyewitness Identification

Memory and Eyewitness Identification Posted on Jan 21

Recent advances in the study of human memory have changed the way we understand memory.  As science has progressed, the courts have tried to adjust the law to incorporate the principles that are “generally accepted”. In 2013, the SJC study group released a report on   …Continue Reading Memory and Eyewitness Identification