Forensics: Brandon Garrett. How Do Lawyers and Jurors Perceive Forensic Evidence? | Psychology Today

Assessing lawyers vs laypeople about forensic reliability. Bitemarks being as good as fingerprints began with Ted Bundy in 1978. Bitemarkers still argue they have “science” in their favor. Real scientists say “WTF?” Criminal courts still have Bundy, Marx (a CA case from 1975) and their progeny as precedent.

Is there a reverse-CSI effect in our courtrooms? What do lawyers and jurors think of evidence like fingerprint and DNA evidence?
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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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