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Are Eyewitness Accounts Wrong A Quarter Of The Time?

This is an article on the Vanguard Court Watch of Yolo County by David Greenwald discussing the problems with eyewitness testimony.  This article recounts the case of Franky Carillo who was exonerated after serving 20 years.  Public Defender Ellen Eggers convinced the judge to come to the crime scene where an eye witness specialist reenacted the crime scene to illustrate that the eye witness’s story could not be true.  To read the full article click here