"Tainted evidence - Science in the dock" | Law

"Tainted evidence - Science in the dock"

Professor Gary Edmond talks to the Sydney Morning Herald (17 December 2011) about the reliability of forensic evidence. Please see the summary below:

Gary Edmond, a University of NSW law academic who has researched expert evidence over the past four years, wrote in a paper in the Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences earlier this year: "A good deal of the opinion evidence produced by forensic science and medicine appears to be unreliable or of unknown reliability, and obtained in conditions that make few, if any, sustained attempts to minimise known risks and dangers."

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