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Junk Science, and Flawed DNA Testing, Come to New York

posted by Judge_Burke @ 14:30 PM
September 7, 2017

There is a wonderful saying that every once in a while we should hang a ? after things we take for granted.

For at least a decade, forensic scientists were at the vanguard of testing heralded as reliable by police and prosecutors. Two techniques in particular became commonplace in criminal cases–not just in New York, but all over the country. Now those techniques are being “seriously questioned” by experts in and out of courtrooms:  The New York Times

 

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