eyewitness misidentification assignment by pE0vo1

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   Eyewitness Mis-Identification Assignment
  1. Find and print an article about an individual who was set free
     from jail because of new evidence after originally being identified
     by a witness to be the criminal.

  2. Type a summary of the article to include:
       a. The nature of the crime
       b. Why the person was set free from jail.
       c. Explain how the new evidence plays a part in the case.
       d. Reflect on how you feel about a person who was wrongfully
          accused by an eyewitness and was placed in jail for a
          number of years.
       e. Thinking back to the videos we watched in class and our
          discussions. Do you believe that eyewitness testimony
          should be used as evidence in courts?


Requirements:

  1. Print and hand in the article with the assignment
  2. Summary must be at least 1-pg, doubled spaced, size 12 font,
     times new roman.
  3. Prepare a 1-minute presentation about your article.
  4. If you find an article that no one else brings in your will receive
     extra credit.

								
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