Sequential lineup presentation: Patterns and policy

Rod C.L. Lindsay, Jamal K. Mansour, Jennifer L. Beaudry, Amy May Leach, Michelle I. Bertrand

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

26 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Sequential lineups were offered as an alternative to the traditional simultaneous lineup. Sequential lineups reduce incorrect lineup selections; however, the accompanying loss of correct identifications has resulted in controversy regarding adoption of the technique. We discuss the procedure and research relevant to (1) the pattern of results found using sequential versus simultaneous lineups; (2) reasons (theory) for differences in witness responses; (3) two methodological issues; and (4) implications for policy decisions regarding the adoption of sequential lineups.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-24
Number of pages12
JournalLegal and Criminological Psychology
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2009
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Sequential lineup presentation: Patterns and policy'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this