• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Witness, False Testimony of

  • By: Hannah E. Fawcett
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

The false testimony of witnesses has the potential to allow guilty suspects to evade conviction and cause innocent individuals to be falsely convicted. Eyewitness research indicates that false witness evidence can result from errors in memory, suggestive investigation ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles