For Immediate Release: May 20, 2022
DURHAM, N.C. — Eyewitness identification has come a long way in the past seven years — the last time the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) summarized the state of research in that area. There … Continue Reading →
By Ruthie Kesri
Criminal justice is front and center this election season. Politicians across the country are increasingly aware of the need for reforms addressing the high risk of wrongful conviction within this system.
“Eyewitness Identification Speed: Slow Identifications from … Continue Reading →
The New Mexico Supreme Court recently cited Wilson Center research in a unanimous opinion that raises the standards for eyewitness identification under the state constitution.
The opinion in State v. Martinez affirmed a man’s convictions for killing two Santa Fe … Continue Reading →
By: Sydney Gaviser
Eyewitness testimony is one of the oldest and most basic forms of trial evidence. If a witness sees a person commit a crime, reports to the police, and is able to identify the culprit in a lineup … Continue Reading →
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t slowed down the six students who worked with the Duke Center for Science and Justice this summer.
The summer fellowships and internships at the Center provide students an opportunity to learn new information and hone their … Continue Reading →