Tagged: Amanda Knox

Why it pays to check the work of the other side: the freeing of Amanda Knox - Forensic Scientist

Anna Sandiford Oct 04, 2011

In one of the world’s most high-profile cases, Amanda Knox was today acquitted of the murder of Meredith Kercher. I don’t have personal knowledge of the case but if the media reports are to be believed, inappropriate collection techniques and poor laboratory standards were contributory to the DNA results being deemed unreliable.  An extract from the BBC says: “Prosecutors said … Read More