The Problem with Eyewitness Testimony, ..

Recently, I was given a paper from The Stanford Journal Of Legal Studies to read called “The Problem with Eyewitness Testimony”. The participants who accredited to the paper were Barbara Tversky (Professor of Psychology), George Fisher (Professor of Law), and Laura Engelhardt.[1]

The problems with eyewitness testimony are just fascinating and depressing.

The problem with eyewitness testimony is that it often comes from people that fervently believe what they have seen and testify in an honest, open, and credible manner. Unfortunately, this testimony is not always reliable.

Scott Fraser: The problem with eyewitness testimony | PopScreen

The Problem With Eyewitness Testimony | bossing it out | Pinterest The Problem with Eyewitness Testimony a talk by Barbara Tversky, Professor of Psychology and George Fisher, Professor of Law

“In a presentation sponsored by the Stanford Journal of Legal Studies, George Fisher placed Barbara Tversky’s research on memory fallibility into the context of police investigations and jury verdicts, discussing the relevance of such research to our system of justice.”

The Editors: The Problem With Eyewitness Testimony | The New Republic


Jean Hill saw JFK’s assassination up close. A few hours later, she told a Dallas TV interviewer what she saw. Her account is notable for its errors, illustrating the problem with eyewitness testimony in the JFK assassination story.

Scott Fraser: The problem with eyewitness testimony