New Jersey Court Orders Change to Witness ID Evidence

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS – August 24, 2011 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s highest court ordered changes Wednesday to the way eyewitness identifications are used, saying the current system is not reliable enough, fails to deter police misconduct and overstates jurors’ ability to evaluate the evidence. The case is expected to influence the way eyewitness identification of suspects are handled, and not just in New Jersey….[Full story at: http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2011/08/24/us/AP-US-Police-Lineups.html?_r=1&hp ]

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New Jersey Court Orders Change to Witness ID Evidence

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