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Watch Bryan Stevenson on “Moyers & Company”Watch Bryan Stevenson on “Moyers & Company”

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Bryan Stevenson, who gave the powerhouse talk “We need to talk about an injustice” at TED2012, appeared on Moyers & Company this past weekend. In the episode, titled “And Justice For Some,” Moyers takes a hard look at systematic biases in the American legal system. The occasion for this episode — the 50th anniversary of […]

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6 talks on the phenomena behind wrongful convictions6 talks on the phenomena behind wrongful convictions

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

In courtrooms, eyewitness testimony is considered extremely powerful. But should it be? At TEDxUSC, forensic psychologist Scott Fraser explains why, even when witnesses feel sure they are telling a true story, or making the right identification, their minds could be playing tricks on them — filling in blanks in traumatic memories with erroneous information. Fraser […]