President's Column

Conferences, Committees, and the Big Picture

By Jennifer Skeem, PhD

Recent Accomplishments, highlight a current challenge, and suggest a course for addressing that challenge.

Legal Update

Expert Opinion

Law and Human Behavior

Actual Innocence Research

  • The Importance of Witness Recall in Avoiding Wrongful Convictions
    As the number of Innocence Project cases has increased, much justified attention has been paid to the role of mistaken eyewitness identifications in wrongful convictions. Erroneous eyewitness identification is currently shown to be present in approximately 75 percent Innocence Project cases (Innocence Project, n.d.). The importance of this research is discussed.
    By Dana Hirn Mueller

Committee Updates