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Entries from April 2007

Great Idea re: Forensic Labs

April 16th, 2007 · No Comments

I’m embarrassed that I didn’t think of this myself, but this is great idea and absolutely the way to go. From an [link no longer active] OpEd today in the New York Post by Roger Koppl. “The time has come to free forensic science from the pressures of prosecutorial bias. To that end, crime labs […]

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Fingerprint Evidence Study

April 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

A couple of facts from my book: DNA was used in less than 2% of the cases the Cold Case Squad cleared. At the time The Restless Sleep went to press, the total forensic DNA hits in New York was 1,529. 7% were for murder cases, 72% were for sex crimes. “In most state or […]

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