Wrongful Conviction: Junk Science Podcast Highlights The Use of Flawed Forensic Evidence in American Courtrooms
In 2009, the National Academy of Science published a warning to criminal justice stakeholders concerning the widespread use of junk science in American courtrooms.1 In its landmark publication, the NAS underscored the need to establish greater quality controls and standards within the scientific community to ensure fair trials based on accurate forensic evidence.
The “Wrongful Conviction: Junk Science Podcast” delivers a hard-hitting expose on the life-altering and tragic consequences resulting from the use of flawed forensic science in American courtrooms. The podcast is a “must listen” for all criminal justice stakeholders.
- Footwear Comparison Evidence
- Hair Microscopy Evidence
- Arson Evidence
- Bloodstain Pattern Evidence
- Bite Mark Evidence
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(1) Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward, National Research Council; the National Academies Press, Washington D.C., www.nap.edu. Available on Amazon here.