Tag: Innocence Project

Amicus: NC Court Should Not Have Admitted Dentist as Expert on Bite Mark Evidence

By Belle Allmendinger A trial court in North Carolina should not have admitted as an expert a dentist who testified about bite mark evidence in State v. Jonathan Richardson, given the “unanimous scientific consensus that this type of evidence is inherently unreliable.” An amicus brief setting out the reliability concerns inherent in bite mark analysis, […]