Media Coverage of Yesterday’s N.J. Supreme Court Decision


Below is a sample of the media coverage of yesterday’s landmark decision on eyewitness identification from the New Jersey Supreme Court.

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New York Times:

In New Jersey, Rules Are Changed on Witness IDs

Chicago Sun-Times Editorial:

Witness Identification System Needs Reform

Wall Street Journal: 

N.J. Court: Eyewitnesses Not Reliable

New Jersey Star-Ledger:

N.J. Supreme Court rules in favor of tighter restrictions on eyewitness testimony in court

Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC:

New Eyewitness Rules in NJ

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