Lets get real, the connection between rigorous multiple studies in forensic science and what is done “in the field” can be described as inconsistently applied. Ive been exposed to a single Journal of Forensic Science article from 1984 that was touted for 30 years as the linchpin for the uniqueness of the human dentition relevant to bitemark injuries.
The following is an anecdotal sample of two contrasting reveals on science:
Here is a 20 minute monologue from @The DailyShow’s John Oliver talking about science in regards to less than rigorous proofs and sometimes completely misleading press releases promoting some ridiculous conclusions for the public’s consumption.
Now lets look at the forensic marvel Dr. Michael West fabricating his own “proofs’ in an actual forensic case that sent Leigh Stubbs to MS prison for 44 years.
Further explanation and context comes from this Huffington Post expose.