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False witness: why is the US still using hypnosis to convict criminals?

27 mins | Oct 17, 2019
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Examining the validity of forensic evidence through the eyes of those on death row in Texas. For decades, US law enforcement has used ‘forensic hypnosis’ to help solve crimes. Yet despite growing evidence that it is 'junk science', it is still being used to send people to death row. Ariel Ramchandani, writing in the Guardian, investigates.