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New technology re-creates old problem

Any decent defense attorney will tell you never to participate in a police lineup. Even though the police claim that you’re helping them identify a suspect, a Black person in a police lineup can be implicated in a crime he didn’t commit. …

Court hearings are going virtual in response to COVID-19. Studies show they can lead to harsher outcomes for defendants.

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By Lauren Kirchner

On the morning of May 18, Judge Keith Dean of the Collin County District Court in Texas thanked the potential jurors in front of him for coming and performing their civic duty, as always. Then he and Judge Emily Miskel gave some new, unusual instructions: Tell your…

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