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Unformatted text preview: witness chooses a suspect out of the line-up the jury can use their sense of knowledge they know and it would help them no if the suspect is reliable. As said in the article, “ Even when there are lineup problems, judges usually agree with the prosecution that the witness is reliable enough to testify.” Meaning since they are the witness they should be able to choose the correct person. I just think that the court system 1 Fiscus anywhere should not rely on the witness as much but give the jury more information about the case or allow the witness to have the option to pick out of a line-up but the court have more options after the witness has chosen the suspect. It would give more reliability to choosing the right suspect and not just “assuming” it’s the right person just because you are a suspect. 2...
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This note was uploaded on 05/28/2011 for the course PHIL ? taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '10 term at Northern Virginia Community College.
- Summer '10