The Faulty Science of Forensics

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Meehan Crist and Tim Requarth discuss The Nation’s recent special investigation titled, “Forensic Science Put Jimmy Genrich in Prison for 24 Years. What if It Wasn't Science?” The investigation looks into how forensics is an imprecise science and relies much more on subjective interpretation than most people think. The article also looks at how prosecutors often rely on forensics despite two separately-commissioned federal review panels’ conclusive findings that these methods are profoundly inaccurate.

This segment is guest hosted by Rebecca Carroll.

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