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Missouri / Police Shooting / Eye witness Testimony / A Discussion #1070505

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 2014
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(Ferguson: Anderson Cooper) The issue of eyewitness accounts examined in light of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. [Several WITNESSES - give their accounts of what happened in the streets of Ferguson between Brow n and the police officer.] Live discussion held with Iowa State University professor Gary Wells and criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos about witness testimony. [GERAGOS - comments on the issue of the credibility of witness Dorian Johnson, who had a record, on DNA cases overturning witness accounts.] [WELLS - comments on the issue of witness reliability in viewing a chaotic event.]
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