Certainty Does Not Equate to Accuracy!

In the past, I have discussed studies on the unreliability of witness identification of suspects in criminal proceedings. On May 27, 2021, the California Supreme Court acknowledged that while a witness may have a high degree of certainty with which she identifies a suspect as the culprit, a jury should [Read More]

By |June 25th, 2021|Court Cases|


The Sunday New York Times Magazine of January 6, 2013 published an interesting article on restorative justice entitled; " Can Forgiveness play a role in criminal justice?" by Paul Tullis.(can-forgiveness-play-a-role-in-criminal-justice.html?_r=1&&pagewanted=all ) The article chronicles the highly unusual approach taken by the victim's parents in the prosecution of the wrongdoer. The [Read More]

By |February 15th, 2013|New Articles|
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