Memory in the Criminal Courts

From: Lawyer's Guide to the Forensic Sciences


Discusses memory in the criminal courts, focusing on eyewitness testimony, child witnesses, remembering conversations and memory distrust.



Timothy E Moore

Tim Moore, BA, PhD, is professor of psychology and chair of the Psychology Department at York University’s Glendon College, where he teaches Psychology & Law. He has served as a consultant or expert witness in dozens of criminal trials on issues related to witness reliability, investigative practices, and police undercover operations. Dr. Moore is a regular participant in various legal educational programs, including Innocence Canada (formerly known as AIDWYC), the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, the Ontario Bar Association, Osgoode’s Professional Development series, and the National Judicial Institute.

Stephanie Marion

Stéphanie B. Marion, MA, PhD, is a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow conducting research at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, and at CUNY’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. Her research focuses on the factors that influence the accuracy and content of lay witness reports.

C Lindsay Fitzsimmons

Lindsay Fitzsimmons, MA, is currently a doctor of philosophy degree candidate in York University’s graduate program in clinical-developmental psychology. She has published in the area of forensic psychology on Charter protections and false confessions, and teaches Psychology & Law at York University.

Brian Cutler

Brian L. Cutler, PhD, is professor in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Ontario. Professor Cutler regularly authors and edits books, chapters, and articles on forensic psychology and serves as a consultant and expert witness on eyewitness identification and false confession.