This article is a must read.
A witness picked two men from the jury box as the assailants, instead of the defendants.
Hasn't he ever seen Law & Order? He has no clue how a trial works? I'm guessing that he thought the jury box was some kind of line-up.
On the flip side, though, I've always thought that prosecutors here overprep their witnesses. I guess in some places, they don't bother to prep them at all.
How hard would it be to have someone - even an intern or a paralegal - take them into a courtroom and say "That's where the judge sits, that's where you sit, that's where the jury sits?"
"And that's where the guys that 'did it' sit."