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Eyewitness

A Possible Revolution In Criminal Prosecution

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 04.19.2014 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The American legal system offers few moments as dramatic as an eyewitness to a crime pointing his finger across a crowded cour...

Why Eyewitness Memory Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be (Part I)

Sam Sommers | Posted 10.30.2011 | Crime
Sam Sommers

Few moments in a courtroom are as compelling to a jury as seeing a confident witness point out a defendant and say, "that's the man I saw at the crime scene."

N.J. Supreme Court Orders Changes To Use Of Eyewitness Evidence

AP | BETH DeFALCO | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey's highest court ordered changes Wednesday to the way eyewitness identifications are used, saying the current system i...

Supreme Court To Take Up Question Of Eyewitness Evidence For First Time In 34 Years

New York Times | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics

In November, the Supreme Court will return to the question of what the Constitution has to say about the use of eyewitness evidence. The last time the...

Mo Willems, Dan Yaccarino, Dan Santat And 13 Other Illustrators Give 'Eyewitness Reports' Of A Fictional Event (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Eyewitness Reports" is a charity auction of 37 pieces of original art by some of the best children's book artists today. The auction proceeds will be...

Remembering Kristallnacht in Berlin: The Story of Hans Riess

Stefan Sirucek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stefan Sirucek

The reason November 9 -- the day the Berlin Wall fell -- is not a national holiday in Germany, is that it also marks a much darker anniversary: Kristallnacht, the so-called "Night of Broken Glass."

Signs of Intelligent Life: Group Smarts

Gerald Sindell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gerald Sindell

When someone speaks, how long will it take for you to make a judgment about their knowledge, their communication skills, and even their intelligence?

Eyewitness Identifications Lead to Wrongful Convictions

John Terzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Terzano

The alarming number of false identifications uncovered by this report confirms what researchers have been repeating for years - eyewitness evidence is highly prone to error.

A Governor is a Governor Isn't a Governor: Palin's 2006 Campaign From the Ground

Eliot Schrefer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eliot Schrefer

Over 40% of Alaskans live in Anchorage. You win the state by winning a city, and not even a large one (it's got one Barnes & Noble -- one of the state's two).