- Published on Monday, 30 July 2012 19:33
- Written by AFA - Advocates For Ajay
Northern California Innocence Project is asking people to sign their petition, California Attorney General Kamala Harris: Adopt Best Practices for Eyewitness Identification Procedures Statewide
"Eyewitness misidentification is the single greatest cause of wrongful conviction, afflicting 72% of wrongful convictions proven by DNA testing. Simple enhancements to traditional line-up procedures, however, promise to ensure the detection of dangerous criminals and prevent wrongful conviction of the innocent. These enhancements have been adopted in states across the nation.