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Witness Testimony: Psychological, Investigative and Evidential Perspectives, Anthony Heaton-Armstrong (LLB 1972)

26 October 2006

Testimonial evidence remains the greatest source of information available to those who try cases in court. The assessment of the reliability and accuracy of contentious evidence given by witnesses has always been fraught with difficulty for judges and juries yet it has been the subject of scant academic study.

Testimonial evidence remains the greatest source of information available to those who try cases in court. The assessment of the reliability and accuracy of contentious evidence given by witnesses has always been fraught with difficulty for judges and juries yet it has been the subject of scant academic study. Witness Testimony provides a comprehensive and easily accessible guide to the decision-making and actions of the complete spectrum of practitioner involvement in the criminal justice process, right from initial investigation through to court-room proceedings.