Wash. Post on Announcement to end NCFS

A story here by Spencer Hsu on the decision by the Attorney General to end the National Commission on Forensic Science – and suspend a review of forensic science methods.  The Post also made available an advance copy of the announcement of this decision.

Published by BGarrett

Professor of Law, Duke University

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  1. That is really unfortunate. I think the commission was making great progress toward reducing number of wrongful convictions. Thanks for the update. Will share in twitter.

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  2. Then Senator Sessions introduced at least one prosecutor during hearings concerning the 2009 NAS report on the state of forensics. The prosecutors that testified did not seem happy with the report. AG Sessions seems to be siding with the prosecutors in 2017.

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