Forensics: Decertified DNA mixture methods affected 1300 convictions in the US.

An in-house DNA mixture program that has been abandoned by the NYCME’s office gets a jaundiced review by an ex-DA judge. Unfortunately, the legal and political barriers to its effect on past convictions is left up to lawyers to consider. It’s all about “weight.”
https://gothamist.com/news/judge-attacks-controversial-dna-software-s-still-used-send-people-prison

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