By Collin County Criminal Defense Attorney Jeremy Rosenthal
The New York Times published this article talking about how scientists have been able to create false memories in mice.
Eyewitness testimony has been extremely problematic in criminal cases. Not only are human’s imperfect in their ability to recollect specific facts and incidents — the problem is compounded because people can convey their poor recollections in a persuasive manner.
*Jeremy Rosenthal is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas. Nothing in this article is intended to be legal advice. For legal advice about any situation, you should contact an attorney directly.