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Re-Examining Eyewitness Identifications

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Photo showing a lineup of potential perpetrators.

Wells has found that when presented with a lineup of potential criminals, the witness tends to select a perpetrator even if the witness is not 100 percent sure he or she can recall what the actual perpetrator looks like.

Credit: 2010 Jupiterimages Corporation

 



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