"You can take a two-week course and you could call yourself an expert and get hired and make life-and-death tough decisions"CNN takes an in-depth look at the increasingly questionable reliability of long-used forensic science techniques. Everyone interested in the subject should read it. For more, see Grits coverage of a recent Texas Senate committee hearing on Texas crime labs, and ACLU of Texas testimony proposing reforms.
Saturday, January 15, 2005
Can crime labs be trusted?
Think you've heard everything about problems at crime labs? Check this out: