How Much Might Cognitive Bias Affect Forensic Science?

posted by Judge_Burke @ 22:23 PM
February 3, 2020

A new study suggests cognitive bias by forensic experts who perform bullet and cartridge-case testing. Judges are gatekeepers regarding admissible evidence  but our ability to properly guard the gate is often a product of how effective the lawyers are who challenge the admissibility of forensic evidence.

Here is a link to the study: Science Direct.


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