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Fingerprint Analysis is High-Stakes Work—But It Doesn't Take Much to Qualify as an Expert

BRENDAN MAX AND two of his colleagues in the Cook County, Illinois,…
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Burned by ‘Bad Science’ A Doctor’s Questionable Opinion Can Help Send Caregivers to Prison

A prosecutor projected a grisly photo onto a screen for the jury.…
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PD9 Hosts Its Annual Law Camp with the Boys and Girls Club

This summer, Robert Wesley, Public Defender of the Ninth Circuit,…
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There Will Be Blood, and Physics, Too: The Messy Science of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

David Camm lost 13 years of his life to eight drops of blood. In…
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The Myth of Fingerprints

At 9:00 a.m. last December 14, a man in Orange County, California,…
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Could Fingerprint Scanners Replace Check-In Lines at Airports, Baseball Games and Hospitals?

When Apple introduced an electronic fingerprint scanner to…