In the article the author considers the controversial issues with respect to the evidentiary value of the identification parade of people in situations, when an identifier did not report the signs or when the description is insufficient. In addition, the author analyzed a number of contradictions between psychological rules and requirements of the Criminal Procedure Code. The article contains a number of the criminal cases, which have been analyzed by the author, as well as the experimental psychology findings.
In the monograph on the basis of the analysis of the special literature, the current criminal procedure law and practice explores the concept of the essence, objectives, and legal, organizational and tactical aspects of the preparation and conduct such investigative actions as inspection, checking the readings on the place, investigative experiment and presentation for identification, including in terms of counter-investigation. In the work of the special attention paid to the problem, acute-discussion questions that did not find a clear solution neither in theory nor in law enforcement. In this regard, the authors propose a set of recommendations on improving the legal and forensic basics of these investigative actions aimed at improving their effectiveness.