Eyewitness Testimony Is Unreliable… Or Is It

Ferguson Shows Again Eyewitness Testimony is Unreliable

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That external input is what makes eyewitness testimony so unreliable. Eyewitnesses are generally unaware that their memory has been altered by post-event information, and feel convinced they're recalling only the incident itself. "Once an eyewitness's memory of the crime has been altered by post-event information, it is difficult or impossible to restore the eyewitness's original memory of the crime," Wise told Life's Little Mysteries.

Eyewitness Testimony Is Unreliable

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/philosophy : pseudoscience : biases : data filtering/ : when one uses pop psychology studies such as the 1980’s Loftus Study to dismiss memories and observations which they do not like. By citing that memories and eyewitness testimony are unreliable forms of evidence, pretend skeptics present an illusion of confidence on dismissing disliked eyewitness essential schema data, when neither the Federal Rules of Evidence, science nor even the cited studies make such a claim which allows the dismissal of eyewitness testimony at all.

Eyewitness Testimony Is Unreliable: The SJC Tries To Reform Its Use

Is Eyewitness Testimony Inherently Unreliable? By Aileen P. Clare – May 28, 2012 . To those who follow crime and courts, the stories are familiar and unnerving.