Monday, September 26, 2011

Intoxicated Witnesses Are 'Better Than Their Reputation'

Does being intoxicated make you a less reliable witness? Apparently not. Does this come up a lot? Apparently so: "According to law enforcement, many witnesses are intoxicated either at the time of the crime, the interview, or both." Whether you abhor sobriety or just hate eye-witness testimony, you can join me (who hates both about equally) in being glad that the journal Law and Human Behavior is asking the questions that matter.

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