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It (Might Have) Happened Like This

Myths of Justice #5: Human Memories Are Reliable Much of what we do in the courtroom relies on human memory. When a witness is asked to testify about past events, the accuracy of his account depends not only on his initial perception, but on the

Innocent, Until Proven Guilty By

Myths of Justice #10: Police Are Objective in Their Investigations Police investigators have vast discretion about what leads to pursue, which witnesses to interview, what forensic tests to conduct and countless other aspects of the investigation. Police also have a unique opportunity to manufacture or