Running head: WRONGFUL CONVICTIONSWrongful ConvictionsNameProfessorCourseDate1WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS2Wrongful ConvictionsAccording to the Innocence Project (2018), misidentification, especially by eyewitnesses, is a leading cause of wrongful convictions. The time that the Nigerian cab driver hadto examine the face of Jesus was too short to make a correct identification that he was the onewho committed the crime. There is a need for the length of time that the eyewitnesses had beenexposed to the man be reviewed and studied to ensure that they could accurately identify thesuspect. Also, the presence of the wallet attracts the attention of the eye-witness and drawsattention away from the face and accurate identification.In order to correct the situation, I would file a motion to suppress the identification fromthe trial. This is because of the belief that the police officers committed an error in the witnessidentification stage. The second step would be to be involved in the process of selection of thejurors, voir dire. During this process, the main emphasis is to make sure that the jurors who areselected have a critical eye and careful witness evaluation analy ...
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