Medical Labs have more scientific safeguards than Forensic Labs

Jeff Sessions Wants Courts to Rely Less on Science and more on ‘Science”

“Clinical laboratories must meet higher standards to be allowed to diagnose strep throat than forensic labs must meet to put a defendant on death row.” – Mother Jones

Forensics Left in Lurch by SessionsThe Scientist

“The loss of an even partially independent national commission is no trivial matter,” Erin Murphy of the New York University School of Law wrote in The New York Times. “In its brief two years of existence, it drafted 43 standards that actually changed forensic science, on the ground, for the better. . . .”

 

 

 

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