November 18, 2011 | Eyewitness Identification Problems
Season 1 Episode 144 | 28m 30s
A Texas Legislative committee convened to prevent wrongful convictions noted that out of 39 DNA exonerations seven involved evidence suppression or other prosecutorial misconduct. A new law changes the identification procedures being used by law enforcement after evidence showed that about 75 percent of wrongful convictions have been due to mistaken eyewitness identification.
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