Anne Ellington http://kplu.org en Mistakes about race corrupt many eyewitness accounts http://kplu.org/post/mistakes-about-race-corrupt-many-eyewitness-accounts <p>If you&rsquo;ve witnessed a crime, you&rsquo;ll swear you can accurately identify the person who did it. But, there&rsquo;s a good chance you&rsquo;re wrong, especially if that person is of a different race. Still, jurors believe eyewitness accounts.</p><p>And, in Washington state, the law doesn&#39;t allow judges to tell juries about the problems associated with cross-racial eyewitness identification. One Court of Appeals judge says that&#39;s wrong.</p> Mon, 20 Jun 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Paula Wissel 1881 at http://kplu.org Mistakes about race corrupt many eyewitness accounts