NACDL - Taslitz - Curing Own Race Bias

Taslitz - Curing Own Race Bias

This article examines the role eyewitness identifications tainted by the own race bias may play in jury deliberations. It discusses the causes of own race bias in eyewitness identifications, and provides recommendations for how jurors should be informed about own race bias in order to identify race-tainted eyewitness error.