The US Department of Justice ran this show. Simon Cole at the U of Irvine writes a clear expose’ (at the above link) on the details of a newly adopted series of testimonial rules for federally run labs that the DOJ heralds as:
- The Deputy Attorney General (said lawyer Rod Rosenstein of Mueller oversight fame) said at the meeting that these documents “meet the highest scientific and ethical standards.”
Rod’s POV on science and the police labs was previously and thoroughly viewed as scientifically inadequate in: “Rod Rosenstein still doesn’t get the problem with forensics” (Radley Balko at The Watch).
So, read Simon’s look at the intransigent and skewed science culture that the Prosecutors continue to uphold.
PS. Here is the DOJ database with links to these proclamations for various forensic practitioners.