Eyewitness Testimony: Civil and Criminal

Eyewitness Testimony uses psychological principles to examine the potential for erroneous eyewitness testimony, and applies them practically to the entire life of a lawsuit, from witness interviews, through discovery and motions practice, and all stages of trial, to closing arguments and the verdict.
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Written by experts in eyewitness psychology and an experienced trial attorney, Eyewitness Testimony: Civil and Criminal offers step-by-step suggestions for addressing eyewitness testimony at each phase of a criminal or civil trial. The authors provide courtroom-ready trial techniques and the latest psychological research concerning such issues as jurors' beliefs about eyewitness testimony, factors determining perception, the three components of memory, and factors that interfere with memory.

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY
CHAPTER 2 OVERVIEW OF RELEVANT SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
CHAPTER 3 THE LAW GOVERNING EYEWITNESS IDENTIFICATION EVIDENCE
CHAPTER 4 HOW MEMORY WORKS AND AFFECTS WITNESS ACCURACY
CHAPTER 5 ESTIMATOR VARIABLES
CHAPTER 6 SYSTEM VARIABLES
CHAPTER 7 SPECIAL ISSUES IN IDENTIFICATION
CHAPTER 8 JURORS’ AND OTHERS’ BELIEFS ABOUT EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY
CHAPTER 9 EVALUATING THE EYEWITNESS CASE
CHAPTER 10 PRETRIAL PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES
CHAPTER 11 PRETRIAL PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
CHAPTER 12 JURY EDUCATION AND SELECTION
CHAPTER 13 OPENING STATEMENT
CHAPTER 14 DIRECT AND REDIRECT EXAMINATIONS
CHAPTER 15 CROSS-EXAMINATION: STRATEGIES AND TACTICS
CHAPTER 16 PRESENTING EXPERT TESTIMONY
CHAPTER 17 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE JURY
CHAPTER 18 SUMMATION