Backsliding from bipartisan input on forensic science reform continues to invest more control to the police and the @NDAA (District Attorneys). These are the same lawyer bunch who think bitemark matching is a jolly good means of human identification.
The ABA Journal indicates that the FBI internal review of its failed hair matching unit will be halted as Sessions’ in house forensic review crew gets setup. The process of getting the FBI to even admit to significant overstatements and validation errors has taken decades and only developed because of DNA wrongful conviction cases revealing the failure of their testimony as to hair ‘driven’ convictions. Here’s just one such case (out of thousands of tainted criminal cases throughout the US) that cost taxpayers #13.2 million.