Science Thursday - July 26, 2012
Posted: July 26, 2012 7:40 pm
Lawyers and Judges consider the “CSI effect” in Ohio, a Texas analyst is being sued for misrepresenting the results of a drug test, and problems at a Minnesota lab cast doubt on thousands of cases. Here’s this week’s round up of forensic news:
Lawyers and judges in Ohio discuss whether there is a “CSI effect” altering jurors expectations
The Texas analyst handling most of the drug testing for the Dallas County family courts system faces a lawsuit from a father involved a custody dispute who alleges that the analyst misrepresented the results of a drug test.
Problems at the St. Paul Police Department Crime Laboratory have cast doubt on forensic results in thousands of cases.
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