Judge Alex Kozinski on 8 Criminal Justice Myths, including Forensic Myths

In an excerpt from a law review article by the Judge, he notes: Fingerprint evidence is foolproof. Not so. Identifying prints that are taken by police using fingerprinting equipment and proper technique may be a relatively simple process, but latent prints left in the field are often smudged and incomplete, and the identification process becomes […]

Introducing Forensics Forum

This blog aims to impartially cover recent events relating to forensic science, including all forms of scientific evidence relevant in criminal cases, as well as new scientific research, policy developments, and legal developments in the area of forensic science.  The Blog is administered by Prof. Brandon L. Garrett at the University of Virginia School of […]