Forensics: Biden Must Put The Science Back Into Forensic Science – ABFO/AAFS bitemarkers get humiliated

This article comes out swinging at junk forensics. The ABFO comes up immediately. Of course. Some of these guys have been officers of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Medical Examiner certification demands ABFOers be employed or consulted in dental cases. This needs to change.

Despite lacking scientific credibility, many flawed forensic science methods continue to be used in courtrooms. Past admission of such evidence has created a “precedent” that allows its continued use. As science leans forward and builds on prior knowledge, the law leans backward.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/sunitasah/2021/01/22/the-biden-administration-must-put-the-science-back-into-forensic-science/amp/

About csidds

Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
This entry was posted in AAFS, ABFO, Bad Forensic Science, Bite Marks, Bitemarks, criminal justice reform, Forensic Dentistry, Forensic Science Bias, forensic science misconduct, junk forensic science, wrongful convictions. Bookmark the permalink.

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