Forensics India: Bitemarks In The Dock: The Questions We Are Not Asking

The article restates what has been done in the US debunking bitemarkers and recommends adoption of same in India. Also, the author says many Indian courts and prosectors still demand bitemark pattern evidence continue to be used. This is similar to the US National Association of Medical Examiners ( theNAME.org ) demanding employment of bitemarkers dentists for ME facilities to achieve its “accreditation.”

Indian courts should urgently take notice of the scientific research into the validity and reliability of several forensic disciplines
— Read on www.livelaw.in/columns/forensic-science-in-the-dock-the-questions-we-are-not-asking-161313

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