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The FBI Says Its Photo Analysis Is Scientific Evidence. Scientists Disagree.

The bureau’s image unit has linked defendants to crime photographs…

Why Do We Still Use ‘Junk Science’ to Convict? Blame the Judges – The Crime Report

For decades, the criminal justice system in the United States…

Facial Recognition Software Wrongly Identifies 28 Lawmakers As Crime Suspects – NPR

Facial recognition software sold by Amazon mistakenly identified…

Can Estimates from Forensic Handwriting Experts Be Trusted in Court? – ScienceDaily

Forensic handwriting specialists are often called on to testify…

Why are Police Departments Still Using Drug Field Tests? – The Washington Post

In this opinion piece, journalist Radley Balko discusses potential…

Forensic Science Put Jimmy Genrich in Prison for 24 Years. What if It Wasn’t Science?

The Nation explores the use of toolmark analysis in the case…

Concerns Arise Over the Use of Real-Time Face Recognition and Body Cameras

As science advances real-time face recognition technology, civil…