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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…

Bloodstain Analysis Convinced a Jury She Stabbed Her 10-Year-Old Son. Now, Even Freedom Can’t Give Her Back Her Life.

Julie Rea was convicted of killing her son largely on the testimony…

FBI Admits Vastly Inflating Number of Unsearchable Mobile Devices

For seven months, FBI Director Christopher A. Wray argued that…

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…

FBI Repeatedly Overstated Encryption Threat Figures to Congress, Public – The Washington Post

On Tuesday, the FBI announced that it had provided incorrect…

Framed for Murder By His Own DNA – The Marshall Project

Based on touch DNA, Lukis Anderson was charged with a crime that…

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…

Department of Justice to End National Commission on Forensic Science

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a statement today…