Saturday, 8 May 2010

DNA evidence = 'Do Not Assume' evidence.

The Angry Exile, ʇuǝpuodsǝɹɹoɔ uʍop ǝpısdn

Millions to one against, that's what they used to say about the reliability of DNA evidence. Soon it became billions to one, and now juries around the world are given the impression, perhaps aided by TV, that DNA evidence is a magical standard on a par with several dozen eye-witnesses and a signed confession. So much faith is put in it that people will even say that murderers convicted on DNA evidence may as well be executed since no doubt exists. more...


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