Duck, Duck, Grey Duck: Suspect Identification Lineups with Children
3:15 PM - 4:45 PMWed
Children experience abuse and witness violence, or experience abuse and exploitation, inevitably are asked to identify alleged offenders. However, children may fail to correctly identify an unknown subject for multiple reasons. This presentation will review the research on child eyewitness identification; identify issues that may lead incorrect identifications; and discuss utilization of research-based techniques to improve children's eyewitness accuracy.