A major, but flawed, study of identity parades, or line-ups, has set science and the police at odds. Laura Spinney investigates.
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Laura Spinney is a freelance writer based in London and Paris.
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Spinney, L. Eyewitness identification: Line-ups on trial. Nature 453, 442–444 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/453442a
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