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Not deep just average: Improving the usability of lay-listener voice descriptions
Earwitness testimony from lay listeners can provide vital evidence in a criminal investigation. However, some research suggests that voice descriptions can be vague. This paper presents the findings of three experiments ...
Forensic voice discrimination: The effect of speech type and background noise on performance
In forensic settings, lay (non-expert) listeners may be required to compare voice samples for identity. In two experiments we investigated the effect of background noise and variations in speaking style on performance. In ...
Accent detection in earwitness identification
Lend Me Your Ears: An Analysis Of How Voice Identification Evidence Is Treated In Four Neighbouring Criminal Justice Systems
This article reviews the approaches taken by the courts to the admissibility of voice identification evidence in four jurisdictions; England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Each jurisdiction ...