Another bitemarker admits his 1989 “1 to a million” ID opinion was junk. 

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More info from Forensic Dentistry Online, including photos and trial transcript.
http://www.forensicdentistryonline.org/1-in-a-million-bitemark-case-looks-to-fail-another-wrongful-conviction-overturned/

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This exoneration litigation has a hearing today [Monday October 12, 2015] in Dallas. This makes the second bitemark dentist in two weeks to recant his own testimony. This new dentist, said in an affidavit,

“Conclusions that a particular individual is the biter and their dentition is a match when you are dealing with an open population are now understood to be scientifically unsound,” [Hales said.]

This statement rejecting a bitemark comparison in “an open population” [of suspects] is a term concocted and promulgated by his bitemark org, the AAFS/ABFO, to continue to deceive in their hope to use their “magic” in a “closed” population of suspects. Using simpler language, when the cops tell an ABFO bitemarker [BTW, not all of them “do” bitemark cases ] that the crime only has two or a “few” possible suspects, this “dentists with guns” group can…

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