Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Loftus’

The Dirty Little Secret of Every Courtroom Is That Every Witness’s Memory is a Leaking Sieve or Shifting Sands or a Shaky Pastiche, the Scooter Libby Trial’s Included

“Scooter” Libby’s defense is that he forgot and thus did not intentionally commit perjury and obstruct justice.
Such a defense won’t look good on his corporate resume, but believe me, it’s high time somebody in high places confessed to just how unreliable human memory is and made it stick.
In fact, the more we learn about our [...]