'Scientific evidence flaws highlighted' | Law

'Scientific evidence flaws highlighted'

Professor Gary Edmond talks to the Sydney Morning Herald (27 June 2012) about how the acquittal of Jeffrey Gilham is the latest in a string of decisions that reveals the serious systemic failures in the use of scientific evidence in NSW.

As further revelations emerged about the failure of prosecutors in the Gilham case to call a key expert witness, Gary Edmond from the University of NSW said the case highlighted the need for radical changes to the way expert evidence was both formulated and presented at trial.

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