Ex-Judges and Prosecutors Ask to Join Case on Cross-Racial Identification

, New York Law Journal


High-profile members of New York's legal community are seeking to become amici parties in a criminal case that addresses the issue of jury instructions on cross-racial eyewitness identification, which is set for arguments before the state Court of Appeals next month.

This premium content is reserved for New York Law Journal subscribers.

Continue reading by getting started with a subscription.

Already a subscriber? Log in now

What's being said

  • A. Nony Mouse

    "The Brooklyn DA also argues that expert testimony on cross-racial identification would be an appropriate vehicle for addressing the issue." Does this mean the DA won‘t seek to preclude the cross-racial identification expert? Because historically it costs a lot of money to retain such expert to then have him/her precluded at the DA‘s request.

Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here.

Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202781680990

Thank you!

This article's comments will be reviewed.