Forensics: Round 2 soon coming your way. Council Concludes Bite-Mark Analysis Is Junk – The Intercept

This is from 2016. Then Trump eviscerated forensic science reform. Prosecutors, some crime lab ppl, and the FBI (Lynch and Sessions) all personally attacked the Obama admin’s (including Eric Lander and the “activist and conflicted” Innocence Project) multiple science commissions critiques of police over-stated crime lab traditions.

Lander is now back in as head of Biden’s Science and Tech Policy which generated so much anguish for these governmental “protectors of forensic integrity.” In particular, the bitemarkers squealed loudly in their seminally stupid “enamel and epidermis” tirade that Zalman and Windell recently skewered in “The Bite Mark Dentists Counterattack on Forensic Science Reform.”

A draft report from a presidential council of science and technology advisers determined that forensic bite-mark analysis has no scientific validity.
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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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