TX arson case of three decades ago gets a new trial and exposes the gap between science and prosecutions

A long read from Slate but is worth every minute. See how circumstantial evidence (the “bad man” and “liar” collar given to defendants,” and revived “memories” of eye witnesses from long ago impact defense attempts to reject the impregnable original story that a crime and double murder of two children occurred.

Slate

Thanks to Mark Godsey at the @Wrongconvblog.

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