News 02.19.09

More Media Coverage of Forensics Report

We posted yesterday some feedback and media coverage of the watershed forensics report released by the National Academy of Sciences. Here are some more stories running around the world today. We’ve noted which stories allow comments, so you can click through and join the discussion:

NPR On Point:

Crime Labs and Dismal Science

– One-hour radio show with Judge Harry Edwards (the co-chair of the committee that published the report), Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck, L.A. County Crime Lab Director Barry Fisher and John Jay College Prof. James Doyle. (Allows comments)

New York Times:

Study Calls for Oversight of Forensics in Crime Labs

USA Today:

Report: Real-world Police Forensics Don’t Resemble ‘CSI’

LA Times Op-Ed:

Clueless ‘Science’

LA Times:

Report questions science, reliability of crime lab evidence

NPR Morning Edition:

Call for Forensics Overhaul Linked to 'CSI' Effect

(Allows Comments)

Simple Justice:

National Academies of Science: Trust Nothing

(Allows Comments)

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