News 12.11.07

New “CSI For Real” study outlines plan to improve forensics

A study released this month by the Reason Foundation, a libertarian research and news organization, points to problems with forensic science in the U.S. and lays out a plan to improve science in our courtrooms and eliminate wrongful convictions.

Among the problems identified by the study:

• Lack of experts to testify for defendants

• Close relationships between law enforcement departments and crime labs

• Insufficient training and accreditation practices



Download the full study here

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