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“Everything I know about forensic science I learned in kindergarten”

      In 2009, the National Academy of Sciences  issued a report called “Prosecution Science is Hooey.”  The official title was “Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward”  and the gist was that, whether it’s a … Continue reading

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Not scientific? Them’s fightin’ words.

It’s not everyone who can make merry with the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review, but Professor William Thompson, a leading troublemaker with the radical idea that forensic science should be scientific, managed to pull its editorial leg. The magazine … Continue reading

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