A Rogues’ Gallery of Bad Forensics Labs: New at Reason

Despite improvements in DNA matching and reliability, forensics labs across the country still continue to train and monitor technicians improperly, resulting in shoddy work and tainted cases. C.J. Ciaramella does a round up of the worst examples: Austin, Texas The Austin Police Department’s DNA lab closed last June after state officials discovered it had been using outdated statistical methods for years, which may have led it to overstate its confidence in DNA matches.

Source: A Rogues’ Gallery of Bad Forensics Labs: New at Reason

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