Federal Judge Bars Expert Testimony On Eyewitness Identification In Murder Case
(January 26, 2016, 1:17 PM EST) -- BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A New York federal judge on Jan. 21 excluded an expert witness from testifying during a murder trial on the suggestiveness of eyewitness identification procedures and the correlation between the accuracy of an identification and an eyewitness's confidence in an identification (United States of America v. Alhassane Ould Mohamed, No. 13-527, E.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7394).
(Decision and order available. Document #30-160212-018Z.)
On Sept. 13, 2013, the U.S. government charged Alhassane Ould Mohamed with murder of an internationally protected person and...