Forensics: Op-Ed: Criminal Confessions, Forensic Bias

Dr. Melinek knows her stuff. Cops influence suspects and then move onto the forensic pathologists with false confessions. She mentions a recent joint paper on racial bias in forensic decision-making that adds proof to the presence of bias and resistance of practitioners to address these issues.

No one is immune to prejudice
— Read on

Here is access to the JFS article on forensic biases.

About csidds

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