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Witness Testimony

What The Chandra Levy Retrial Teaches Us About Defendants' Rights

David Benowitz | Posted 05.27.2016 | DC
David Benowitz

What's interesting about this decision, however, isn't just the re-opening of one of the most widely covered criminal cases of the past 50 years--it's the opportunity to cast light on how the prosecution's conduct deprived Mr. Guandique of his constitutional rights.

This Memory Trick Could Improve Witness Testimony

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living

You're at the grocery store, struggling to remember that final item you were supposed to buy. Taking a moment to close your eyes, your brain can focus...

"Rats": Why Juries Believe Them

Joel Cohen | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York
Joel Cohen

What is it about rats that incline juries to believe them? There is virtually no empirical and anecdotal evidence from which to try to draw conclusions, even tentative ones.

Kevin Keith and the Witness Who Wasn't There

Amnesty International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amnesty International

A man faces execution despite a strong claim of innocence. With a conviction based on deeply flawed witness testimony, and emerging evidence pointing to an alternative suspect, doubts about his guilt continue to grow.

Palin Invited To Testify Before NY Senate On Elderly Care, Death Panels

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, whose claim to fame in the current health care debate is helping to spread the infamous "death panel" myth, has be...