C.S.I. Bulls#!T: The National Academy of Sciences, Melendedez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, and Future Challenges to Forensic Science and Forensic Evidence
40 Pages Posted: 19 May 2016 Last revised: 13 Jul 2016
Date Written: 2010
Good law depends on good science. The February 18, 2009, National Academy of Sciences report, Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward (“NAS Report”), reveals that, for the most part, forensic science is bad science. The NAS Report also suggests that when confronted with forensic science, most courts make bad law.
Keywords: Supreme Court, Policy, Forensic Science, NAS
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