Forensics: Beware of forensic experts expressing certainty

Opinion piece about reigning-in exaggerated and one-sided expert testimony. Offers a free online tutorial via Coursera. Its organized by Christophe Champod and the UNIL forensics faculty. “Challenging Forensic Science: How science should speak to court.” I just signed up.

Expert witnesses sometimes express certainty when there is room for doubt
— Read on www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/beware-of-forensic-experts-expressing-certainty-1.4564325

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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1 Response to Forensics: Beware of forensic experts expressing certainty

  1. bredemarket says:

    The Irish Times article hits ALL the hot buttons. Mayfield, McKie…and back to Dreyfus.

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