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How accurate is eyewitness testimony?

Anybody facing criminal charges is entitled to a fair trial, but anybody familiar with the legal system knows it is not always as objective as one might hope. There are many factors that can influence and compromise the fairness of your treatment in the justice system. For people facing charges related to assault, domestic violence, theft or property damage, eyewitness testimony can be a focal point of the trial. It is worth examining, though, just how accurate these accounts might be. The following four issues can seriously threaten their reliability.


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