“systematic weaknesses”


“systematic weaknesses”

Revelations that the government’s largest post-conviction review of forensic evidence has found widespread problems counter earlier FBI claims that a single rogue examiner was at fault. Instead, they feed a growing debate over how the U.S. justice system addresses systematic weaknesses in past forensic testimony and methods.

“I see this as a tip-of-the-iceberg problem,” said Erin Murphy, a New York University law professor and expert on modern scientific evidence.

via Federal review stalled after finding forensic errors by FBI lab unit spanned two decades – The Washington Post.

Let’s see how far this goes.