News 08.17.09

Forensics in the News

CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" launches a new series tonight investigating faulty forensic science around the United States and proposed reforms that could prevent wrongful convictions. Tonight's episode is expected to feature an interview with Innocence Project client Ernest Sonnier.

Tune in at 10 p.m. EST


In another case involving faulty forensic testing,

The Oregon Attorney General's office recently said prisoner Philip Scott Cannon should be freed while prosecutors consider a new trial

. He was convicted of three murders based in part on bullet lead analysis, which has since been discredited.

Read more about forensics in the news and take action to support federal forensic reform


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