Forensics series about another lieing crime lab “scientist.” Admissible: Shreds of Evidence : NPR

Presented in partnership with iHeartMedia and Story Mechanics, Admissible is a new original podcast examining how a key building block of our justice system – evidence itself – is often flawed, disputed, or even manipulated. Hosted by reporter Tessa Kramer, the first season of Admissible is a deep dive into the moment when DNA testing transformed the field of forensic science. This 12-episode series investigates the story of 13 men who were exonerated thanks to the miraculous discovery of preserved samples hidden away for decades in a Virginia records facility and the forensic scientist responsible for them: Mary Jane Burton. Burton was hailed as a hero for saving the evidence, but the story behind “the Mary Jane files” is far more complicated and darker than it appears.
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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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