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Can Eyewitness Identification Alone Meet the Standard of “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt”?

Joel Freedman, a frequent contributor to MPNnow of Canandaigua, New York, has posed a question very important to the Rosario family whose gatherings take place at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, New York. His opinion piece (here) asks, “Why is Richard Rosario still in jail?” The question has a short answer, but it elevates a troubling issue in DNA-era criminal justice. Continue reading