Initial evidence for the assimilation hypothesis

The assimilation hypothesis dictates that knowledge of prior evidence makes legal decision makers assign more weight to subsequent evidence. For example, the evidentiary power of a line-up identification is perceived to be stronger if the decision maker knows that the suspect has confessed, compared...

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Main Author: Rassin, Eric
Format: Electronic Article
Published: 2017
In: Psychology, crime & law
Year: 2017, Volume: 23, Issue: 10, Pages: 1010-1020
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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