Anderson Cooper 360 investigates the


The popularity of crime dramas like CSI and Law & Order have led to public interest in forensic science, but the science on the shows isn’t always real. In an article in this week’s

New Yorker

, reporter Jeffrey Toobin investigates the state of hair and fiber analysis and separates the fact from the fiction.

Tonight at 10 p.m. on CNN, Toobin joins Anderson Cooper for a special report on the state of forensic science. Both reports discuss the Innocence Project’s work on behalf of

Jimmy Ray Bromgard

as an example of faulty hair or fiber analysis that can lead to wrongful convictions.


Toobin’s post

on Cooper’s blog here.

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