Dr. Harris | Professor of Law | January 31, 2013 | University of Toledo College of Law
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The University of Toledo College Of Law presented David A. Harris, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
With almost 300 DNA-based exonerations over two decades, there is now plenty of data about the basic things that go wrong in eyewitness identifications, in suspect interrogations, and in forensic science. The science concerning these issues is rigorous, well documented, and replicated, says David Harris, the leading national authority on racial profiling.
Yet, with the exception of DNA, law enforcement has not embraced this science. Most often, it has actively resisted science. Harris’s lecture explored why.
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