Full text of judge’s resignation letter to US forsci commission

Read this. This plays to the politics behind the National Forensic Science Commission. The right to a fair trial and a fully informed defense takes another hit. The Commission is strongly composed of government employed forensic experts from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. In stark irony, the AAFS meeting on Feb 18 in Orlando FLA is themed “Cognitive Bias in The Forensic Sciences.”

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/full-text-judges-protest-resignation-letter/2015/01/29/41659da6-a7e1-11e4-a2b2-776095f393b2_story.html

Then the next day, the DOJ backs off.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/crime/in-reversal-doj-lets-forensic-panel-suggest-trial-rule-changes-after-us-judge-protests/2015/01/30/2f031d9e-a89c-11e4-a2b2-776095f393b2_story.html

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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