There's almost no evidence linking Toforest Johnson to the death of William Hardy. But prosecutors kept insisting the impossible.
The critical evidence that could have acquitted Landon Quinn was in his attorneys’ file all along. They just never looked for it.
Our panelists offer achievable, moderately difficult and long-shot policies to reform the forensics system.
Add bird feces to the long list of substances to trigger false positives in drug field tests.
Some analysts say they need critical contextual information from law enforcement officials. But too much information can bias results. Our panel discusses how to find the right balance.
Dueling expert witnesses have resulted in too many wrongful convictions. Is there a better way?
One field is forward thinking, and always changing. The other prioritizes consistency, and looks to the past for guidance.
Rare ruling questions the severity of “dynamic entry” tactics.
Our panel of forensics skeptics considers how we make sure juries understand the limitations of nonscientific expert testimony.
Plus: Witness to an execution, when a cop wrongly arrests you, and how race affects personnel decisions at the Columbus (Ohio) police department.