Forensics: Right to cop fingerprint and DNA matching databases can exonerate the innocent – often DAs object

This article talks about cops refusal and unfair prosecutorial objections to defendants having access to fingerprint search data owned by the police. The cop alternative is for defs to “trust” the police. What a joke. We should also include access to the dozens many cop-controlled DNA sites.

Every state should give defendants the right to have crime scene fingerprints compared with prints in government databases.
— Read on www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-06-24/fingerprints-crimes-database-exoneration-convictions

About csidds

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