Eyewitness ID Reform News Archive

"Editorial: A Check on Bad Eyewitness Identifications," The New York Times, December 5, 2012.

"Exoneration for a Man in Prison for 2 Years," by Mosi Secret, The New York Times, October 26, 2012.

"Circuit Questions Eyewitness Account, Upholds Reversal," by Joel Stashenko, New York Law Journal, October 17, 2012.

"Mass. Inmates Get Bond at Sepcial Court Call, Boston Mayor Seeks $15M Over Crime Lab Test Issues," by Martha Neil, ABA Journal, October 16, 2012.

"Va. police required to have eyewitness ID policies," San Francisco Gate, July 5, 2012.

"After trend of wrongful convictions nationwide, Topeka police change witness identification methods," Lawrence Journal-World, April 27, 2012.

"When Memory Commits an Injustice," The Wall Street Journal, April 16, 2012.

"Eye of the Beholder," The American Prospect, January 13, 2012.

"Troy Davis Case Prompts Second Look at Eyewitness Identification Rules", Stateline, September 22, 2011.

"How Can Courts Trust Eyewitnesses?" New York Times, September 1, 2011.

"NJ Decision on Eyewitness Identification Could Have Broad Impact," Thomson Reuters, August 26, 2011.

"In New Jersey, Rules Are Changed on Witness IDs," New York Times, August 24, 2011

"New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Landmark Decision Mandating Major Changes in the Way Courts Handle Identification Procedures," Innocence Project, August 24, 2011.

"New Jersey Supreme Court Warns Eyewitness Identification Evidence Unreliable, Orders New Rules," Associated Press, August 24, 2011.

"Ellis works to halt wrongful convictions," Houston Chronicle, February 3, 2011.

"Looking across the racial divide: How eyewitness testimony can cause problems," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 26, 2010.

"New Jersey is a leader in addressing problems with eyewitness testimony," The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 28, 2010.

NACDL Press Release, Criminal Defense Bar Secures Sweeping Reversal in Illinois Eyewitness Identification Litigation Concerning Flawed Lineups Linked to More than 50 Wrongful Convictions, March 3, 2010.

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