consulting on jailhouse informant cases since 2014
Jailhouse Informant Testimony
Although jailhouse informant testimony is thought to be one of the most unreliable forms of testimony, the research on this is emerging.
Informant testimony has been around since the development of the jury system. However, research in this field is relatively new, making Dr. Neuschatz one of the pioneers in research concerning this type of testimony. Dr. Neuschatz has published 10 articles and chapters specific to the topic of jailhouse informant testimony.
Jailhouse Informant Expert Role
In his role as an expert on jailhouse informants, Dr. Neuschatz informs the jury about the potential dangers of informant testimony—how easily it is for jurors to fall prey to cognitive error and bias as well as the persuasive qualities of informant testimony, even when that testimony is fabricated.
To date, Neuschatz has consulted on over 230 cases for federal courts, state courts, as well as military courts.
EXPERT & PIONEER IN THIS FIELD
Neuschatz has done extensive work & research in this field. The research on Jailhouse Informant is relatively new and Dr. Neuschatz is one of the leading pioneers in this research. He has published 10 articles and chapters on jailhouse informant testimony.
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In his role as an expert witness, he informs the jury about the dangers of informant testimony, such as how jurors can fall prey to cognitive errors and the persuasiveness of jailhouse informant testimony, even when it is false.
Dr. Neuschatz has been consulting on jailhouse informant cases since 2014. In fact, United States Circuit Judge Richard Posner has referred to as a “rigorous empirical stud[y] of jury behavior,”
Dr. Neuschatz has been retained in cases at the civil, federal, and state level.
Dr. Neuschatz informs the jury about the research regarding jailhouse informant testimony but does not offer opinions about the accuracy of the informant.
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