Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

eyewitness identification

Jul 3, 2019

Editorial Advisory Board: Revisiting eyewitness identification

Malik Small was convicted of attempted robbery and second-degree assault after being identified by the victim, who told police his assailant had a tattoo on his neck that included the letter “M.” After viewing a photographic array that included five individuals and Small’s photo showing a neck tattoo including the letter “M,” the victim said […]

Jun 24, 2019

Barbera calls for review of witness-identification guidelines

Maryland’s top judge called Monday on the state’s judiciary to consider easing its outdated deference to eyewitnesses’ identification of criminal defendants, saying research and other states’ courts have found such testimony is often flawed regardless of how certain the witness might be. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera said the state’s jurists have […]

Networking Calendar

Submit an entry for the business calendar