11/29/2011· Eyewitness Testimony
In the Eye of the Beholder: Did the Witnesses Really See What They Think They Saw?
Consider this scenario: Your client is facing a long prison term, if convicted of a crime for which there is conflicting evidence. The prosecution is about to present an eyewitness. Eyewitnesses can be highly persuasive. Their manner, their emotional connection to jurors and their belief in their own testimony can sway a jury.