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February 10, 2009

Syllabus, November 10, 2009

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February 5, 2009

"Science Found Wanting in Nation's Crime Labs"

This article appeared in this morning's New York Times.It's right on point with our last class so I thought I'd pass the link to it along to you. Here it is: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/05/us/05forensics.html?th&emc=th

February 3, 2009

Study Guide for "What Jennifer Saw"

Find and study the point made about eyewitness identification in the quotes below. I'll select from these the video questions on Exam 1. You can download the video transcript by clicking on the video title in your downloaded syllabus.

Jennifer Thompson,
1. "The photos were individual type of...
2. "When I picked him out in the physical lineup..."
3. "I never remember looking at Bobby Poole, thinking..."
4. "After I picked it out, they looked at me..."
5. "I have to accept the answer that's been given..."

Rich Rosen, all quotes

Reed Hunt, all quotes

Janet Reno, "When you look at the cases..."

Elizabeth Loftus, all quotes

February 2, 2009

Opening UM e-journal articles

Here are instructions for opening the reading for February 3, "Whose Side Are We On." It's also a template for opening all the e-journal reading assignment articles.

1. Open your downloaded syllabus.
2. Click on title “Whose Side Are We On??
3. Enter “Social Problems?
3. Click “GO?
4. Click “Social Problems?
5. Click “Full Text available via JSTOR…?
6. Click “1960-1969 (Vols 7-17)?
7. Click “1967 (Vol 14), No. 3?
8. Scroll down to “Whose Side Are We On?
9. Click “PDF?