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New Eyewitness Bill

2/23/2015

Today at the Georgia Legislature

The Senate non-civil judiciary committee will be discussing SB 94, a bill to reform eyewitness identification. Aimee Maxwell will be at the hearing for GIP.

UPDATE!!

2/24/2015

Great news from the legislature today – the new eyewitness bill passed unanimously out of committee! The bill will require law enforcement officers to use best practices when working with eyewitnesses to identify perpetrators.

Click here to see the bill:  http://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/en-US/Display/20152016/SB/94

Click here to read AJC article about bill:  http://www.myajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/effort-to-eliminate-wrongful-convictions-moves-ahe/nkHR2/#1bf1e378.3839270.735653