Pre-lineup instructions in identification procedures

Identification procedures such as lineups and showups can be very problematic. In a well-written paper, address the following for this week’s assignment:

Discuss the importance of pre-lineup instructions in identification procedures for lineups.
Discuss showup identification procedures and problems related to them.
What constitutional rights does a defendant have during lineups and showups? (Note: The right(s) may differ based on the type of identification procedure.)
What are some of the reforms that legal experts have suggested that courts can implement to improve eyewitness identification reliability? What barriers, if any, do you anticipate in their implementation?

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