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your statements on concepts from textbook readings where required and that your post meets thegeneral posting requirements located under the “View Full Description” link below the main Forumheading.The LA Weekly, ‘Memory and Manipulation’ article stated “that memories are so plastic andchangeable, if a memory can be introduced, then that becomes a serious issue and a seriousaspect of an investigation. Even if somebody is telling the truth, it maybe they’re telling thetruth about the false memory – about something that didn’t happen” (Abramsky, 2004). Thisarticle briefly elaborates about how memories can be created and influenced by others andcannot be reliable in eye-witness testimony and civil court cases. Memories are unreliable and itcan also influence evidence in criminal cases. After reading this article I have learned that thereis a problem with faulty memory. Faulty memory is the major cause of wrongful convictions inthis country. The author of the article states that the “guilt or innocence of a defendant revolves
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