Eyewitness ID Reform on NPR Today

Just got wind that NPR’s show “To the Point” will be devoting today’s show (live at noon on the west coast) to DNA and wrongful convictions, with a discussion on the reliability of eyewitness evidence and proposed reforms to police procedures to minimize future errors. Might be worth checking out:

DNA and Wrongful Convictions
MON MAY 7, 2007

After years in prison for crimes they didn’t commit, hundreds of innocent people have been exonerated by DNA testing. Monday, on To the Point, can line-ups and other testimony from eye-witnesses be trusted? How can other mistakes be corrected? Is a flawed criminal justice system being repaired?

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