Gayan Samarasinghe

is a barrister specialized in all areas of family law, including private and public children law and financial proceedings.


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Lying eyes

Can facial expressions ascertain truth in court?

Reading faces has no place in law books. Yet the assessment of appearance and demeanour, largely unspoken, still plays a role in ascertaining truth in court. Unscientific and obscure, this practice can lead to discrimination targeting specific ethnic groups.

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