Crime lab crimes?


1.Evidence of conviction?

2. Labs on trial

3. Fingering the print

4. Prints, 21st century style

5. Cops in lab coats

pair of hands grip jail cell bars








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Actual Innocence, Barry Scheck et al, Doubleday, 2000.

Chemist's Heroin Use Taints Drug Cases, Hundreds Could Be Thrown Out, The Seattle Times, March 20, 2001.

Commentary: BADA Bing, LA City Hall has a RICO Ring, Stephen Yagman, Los Angeles Times, April 25, 2001, B9.

Defendants Get Chance to Challenge FBI Lab Tests, Lyda Longa, Tampa Tribune, Dec. 4, 2000, P Metro 2.

Fact Is, Science Has Never Put Its Hands on Prints, Mike Weiss, San Francisco Chronicle, May 28, 2000.

Fingerprints: The Origins of Crime Detection and the Murder Case that Launched Forensic Science, Colin Beavan, Hyperion, 2001.

Man Freed from Prison by DNA Tests Reunites with Family, AP State and Local Wire, May 14, 2001.

Myth of Fingerprints, The, Simon Cole, The New York Times, May 13, 2001.

Oklahoma Reviews 3,000 Convictions, Paul Duggan, Washington Post, May 9, 2001, p. A2.

Report Criticizes Scientific Testing at FBI Crime Lab, David Johnston, The New York Times, April 16, 1997, p. A1.

Unscientific FBI Lab, editorial, The New York Times, April 17, 1997, p. A22.

Federal Bureau of Prisons

Center for Health, Environment and Justice

On American Soil: Oklahoma City National Memorial

About the Innocence Project

Campaign to End the Death Penalty

Innocence in the movies: The Hurricane starring Denzel Washington




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