Forensics and Law: Lack of scientific concerns shows its ugly head in the US Supreme Court

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Take a look at this short op-ed about how the highest US court handles junk police forensics. This time the subject is dog sniffing dogs as probable cause for the police to ransack your house. Lawyers need more Science 101 in their training. Unfortunately, they only learn about “stare decisis.” (AKA: don’t change from the past).

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/02/05/supreme-courts-alternative-facts-about-drug-sniffing-dogs/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.4d7adb89f0d8

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