Monday, January 22, 2007

Arguments Against Eyewitness Experts

A student outlines arguments against admitting expert testimony about the unreliability of eyewitness testimony, addressing both the general factors and those particular to Alabama. Robin Preussel, The Experts Aren't Reliable Either: Why Expert Testimony on the Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony is Unwarranted in Alabama State Courts, Yale Law School Student Scholarship Series, Paper 28 (2006).

1 comment:

Jay Taber said...

Experts in any given field contribute a professional (fundable) perspective, which, unfortunately, is sometimes all wrong--terrorism being but one glaring example.