Tagged: Innocence Project

FBI admits flaws in forensic science evidence – how about NZ? - Forensic Scientist

Anna Sandiford Jul 16, 2012

“The [US] Justice Department and the FBI have launched a review of thousands of criminal cases to determine whether any defendants were wrongly convicted or deserve a new trial because of flawed forensic evidence” So reads the Washington Post on July 11. The article indicates the problems with fibre and hair evidence, which are notoriously (read more) … Read More

International Justice Conference – lessons learned? Probably not yet but it’s a start - Forensic Scientist

Anna Sandiford Apr 09, 2012

I arrive in Perth in 40 degree heat with a fierce wind whipping across the Hertz car park and the promise that it’ll be 45 by Sunday. I’m well and truly heated through by the time I get to my tiny hire car. I have no idea what is ahead of me for the next (read more) … Read More