The “gut feeling basis of traditional forensic sciences” and “Quick Picks” from @wrongconvblog

The “gut” feeling in fingerprint matching ‘science?”

“Gut feeling is responsible for a lot more of the accuracy than many people think, even the experts themselves,” says Dr Matthew Thompson of the University of Queensland School of Psychology”

Great links from the Wrongful Conviction Blog on cases, media and forensic/legal controversies.

Horrendous: Georgia Family Learn They Buried the Wrong Body After Crime Lab Mix-Up

Decades-old DNA from crime lab refrigerator proves the power of DNA evidence. 

About csidds

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