Texas leads in tackling enormous potential changes in Forensic DNA cases

Editorial: Texas does the right thing in tackling enormous DNA review

So, what’s happening in the rest of the US criminal justice’s scientific world on this topic?


Imagine if hundreds of thousands of criminal cases across America suddenly had to be reconsidered because they were predicated in part on faulty analysis of DNA.

Welcome to reality. In Texas alone, state officials say up to 50,000 criminal cases may have been influenced by statistical analysis that understates the probability that DNA used as evidence against a defendant actually belonged to someone else.


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