Name:________________________________Today’s Date:__________ DUE DATE:________________ 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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