From Africa. An excellent look. The author mentions bitemarks and a list of other misleading forensic opinions. Courts have problems with weak standards and poor understanding of robust scientific methods. Mentions the 2009 NAS Report which some crime labbers and bitemark dentists ridiculed. The NAS did quote some of my work with Profs Michael Saks and David Faigman in their popular Modern Scientific Evidence series.
Is the evidence used to convict criminals always based on sufficient facts or data? Leletu Tonisi from the Wits Justice Project examines some of the flaws in the system
— Read on mg.co.za/news/2020-12-14-forensic-science-the-danger-of-relying-on-a-single-piece-of-evidence/