Archive for August 13, 2008

Cross Racial Identifications

August 13, 2008

They’re unreliable, and send a lot of innocent people to jail, largely because courts won’t let defendants explain to juries the problems with cross-racial identifications.

As an amusing illustration, the kids in school, who’ve previously compared me to Yao Ming, now think I look like Michael Phelps. We’ve all got dark hair. We’re all pretty fair. Other than that? Got me.

The Golden Boy's gonna have to work out some more if he wants to look like me

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“not high standards; . . . just a high pile of standards”

August 13, 2008

This is as concise and well written an expression of the frustrations of the teaching certification process as I’ve read.