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“Hands up, motherf*cker! This is a request for information!”

“The fact that defendant may have been the only person in the photographic lineup wearing white sneakers does not render the lineup unduly prejudicial¬† – even though the victims’ description of the perpetrator included white sneakers – as the clothing … Continue reading

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Time for courts to put their money where their mouth is about eyewitness misidentification

Courts make a lot of chin music about the perils of eyewitness misidentification. ¬†But when it comes to scrutinizing the suggestiveness of lineup procedures. . . . . . everyone is expected to take the cops’ word for it that … Continue reading

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