Forensics: Forensic science inaccuracy: Firearm and fingerprint comparisons are less reliable than they seem.

A story told from a juror’s perspective. How police experts doctor their error rates in “proficiency” tests. Ballistics and fingerprints linked to misleading testimony as revealed by Itiel Dror at UCL. Bitemarkers did similar.

Don’t believe forensic examiners’ claims about their accuracy.
— Read on slate.com/news-and-politics/2020/12/forensic-science-accuracy-firearm-fingerprint-comparisons.html

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