Forensics: Bitemark believer at the #AAFS2021 online conference carries on the myth.

Reading Richard Souviron always leaves me confused. What the heck. Is he saying bitemark patterns are still reliable means to direct the police investigations? I think so. What’s the error rate regarding your personal selection from your personal casework? 100%? Oops, you can’t use percentages anymore. How’s this: reasonable medical certainty? Too vague and misleading? You have any research? Nope. Do dentists reliably identify the presence of bitemarks? Not really.

So why are you promoting this? Self-citation not withstanding.

Id love to know. Here is his 2021 abstract.

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