First published on the Harm & Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC) website by Graham Pike and Jim Turner, The Open University. There is considerable evidence that mistaken identification by an eyewitness is the leading cause of miscarriages of justice. For example, research done by The Innocence Project, has found that eyewitness misidentification plays a role in more than 70% of overturned convictions… Continue reading Do techniques for generating suspects contaminate procedures for identifying perpetrators?
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A sponsored article featuring the School of Psychology on the topic of TV versus real-world crime scene investigations has been published in the London-based 'Metro' newspaper. The article, entitled 'The CSI Effect' outlines Forensic Psychology opportunities available through the Open University. Prof Graham Pike, CPRL Director of Research, remarks that materials drawn on for grisly… Continue reading The CSI effect: Graham Pike in the Metro