#Forensic Science : The good side of forensic reform advancement is this op-ed :
Its pathetic polar opposite follows below.
This deserves a special blog post this morning.
A new protector of forensic science integrity has emerged into public view. His rhetoric is familiar and attacks the op-ed I reposted last week from two researchers involved with forensic statistics and the National Academies of Science who wrote a news piece article which garnered alot of media attention.
On his blog, and once again, legitimate forensic science reform discussion turns into personal accusations of:
“fabricated narrative constructed by frustrated defense attorneys, grant-seeking academics, and justice reform activists who’ve gone largely unchallenged.”
The author continues later with this…
“Make no mistake, the 2009 report by the National Academy of Sciences, as well as the National Commission on Forensic Science (NCFS), both referenced by Kafadar and Mazza, became institutionalized animations of the fictional narrative.”
This responding article’s author’s short article joins the micro-pantheon of forensic experts who don’t think first nor research the data before they start writing about wrongful…
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