Federal Court Agrees: Prosecutors Can’t Keep Forensic DNA Evidence Secret from Defendants

An ongoing criminal court defense argument about DA refusal to disclose the prosecution-popular TrueAllele DNA software “code” is gaining judicial traction.

When the government tries to convict you of a crime, you have a right to challenge its evidence. This is a fundamental principle of due process, yet prosecutors and technology vendors have routinely argued against disclosing how forensic technology works.For the first time, a federal court has…
— Read on www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/02/federal-court-agrees-prosecutors-cant-keep-forensic-evidence-secret-defendants

About csidds

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