FBI and DOJ Junk Science

(The Intercept) – Jordan Smith:

Although a report released this week by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology concludes that there is scant scientific underpinning to a number of forensic practices that have been used, for years, to convict thousands of individuals in criminal cases, the U.S. Department of Justice has indicated that it will ignore the report’s recommendations while the FBI has blasted the report as “erroneous” and “overbroad.” …

theintercept 2016/09/23 junk-science

PCAST Forensic Science report

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