postdict
 v.— «Approximately one in five suspect identifications from sequential lineups may be wrong. As a result, no existing eyewitness identification procedure can relieve the courts of the burden of decide after the fact (or postdicting) which eyewitness identifications are accurate versus inaccurate. Various factors have been used in attempts to postdict identification accuracy but with limited success.» —“Multiple Independent Identification Decisions: A Method of Calibrating Eyewitness Identifications” by Sean Pryke, R.C.L. Lindsay, Jennifer E. Dysart, Paul Dupuis in Queen’s University Journal of Applied Psychology , 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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