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Eyewitness Identification Reform: Psychological Science and Public Policy

On April 18, NSF's Distinguished Lecture series presents human learning and memory expert Steven Clark, who discusses improving eyewitness testimony

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a seated witness and a standing lawyer with a raised hand in a courtroom.

Steven Clark, a professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside says proponents, who contend that new eyewitness procedures reduce the risk of false identifications, but have little or no negative effect on correct identifications, may themselves be making a mistake.

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