Forensics: Early review finds 900+ cases where debunked ‘hair matching science’ was used by prosecutors

35,000 cases to review. Case data going back to the 1980s. One underfunded and unmotivated State Attorney General is interviewed in this story. The FBI Director wrote a 2016 letter saying their hair experts were giving false testimony in these cases.

WBTV Investigates: Attorney General’s Office continues review, years after promising to start
— Read on www.wbtv.com/2021/10/07/early-review-finds-900-cases-where-debunked-science-was-used-by-prosecutors/

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