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Harmful Evidence and Evidencing Harm in the Criminal Justice System

We are used to thinking of crime resulting in harm to a victim, but the criminal justice system itself can also cause harm, including to the victim, to witnesses, to suspects and to its employees. Professor Graham Pike explores these harms with a particular focus on how harmful the evidence obtained from an eyewitness can be and the effectiveness of alternative methods of producing identification evidence, such as using social media or forensic experts.

Watch the interview here:

https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/events/opening-psychology-changing-times

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