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Archive: March 2021

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

March 30, 2021

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 … Continue Reading →

Firearms Testimony: Should it be the Smoking Gun?

November 19, 2020

By Alexi DeLara 

In recent decades, researchers, judges, and journalists have raised questions regarding the reliability of a range of widely utilized forensic techniques. This includes, but is not limited to, forensic comparison methods, such as latent fingerprint and firearm … Continue Reading →