Often Wrong

“Of those defendants, 33 received the death penalty and nine have been executed so far. Although the errors don’t necessarily mean the defendants are innocent — other evidence might have supported conviction — the F.B.I. plans to notify prosecutors and prisoners of the findings. The problem is not limited to hair analysis….”

Via “The [Justice Department] review found that F.B.I. testimony was fundamentally flawed in 257 of those cases — a stunning 96 percent of the total” @ Althouse.