Forensics: OMG. Ballistics ID refused. A D.C. judge’s much-needed opinion on ‘junk science’ – The Washington Post

Ballistic IDs got seriously limited in this one. Judge says “no expert opinion without science to back it up.” You know, stuff abt accuracy and error rates. DAs and USDOJers say all is still good with police forensics. Not. Much praise for the judge.

Opinion | A D.C. judge’s much-needed opinion on ‘junk science’ – The Washington Post
— Read on www.google.com/amp/s/www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/02/28/dc-judge-issues-much-needed-opinion-junk-science/?outputType=amp

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