Views & Opinions
This page is an an index to articles on various topics that we have prepared over the years. Some are downloadable as pdf files.
Events have illustrated, as if illustration was necessary, the importance for full disclosure of evidence to ensure fairness in criminal trials. Our daily work over almost 20 years involves reviewing the work of the police and laboratories employed by the police in criminal trials. No matter how much we have pointed out the dangers to politicians and courts alike, there has clearly been no appetite to improve the fairness of the system.
DNA is widely perceived as objective scientific evidence in criminal trials and thereby being perceived by jurors are compelling evidence. An objective measure would be incapable of any other sensible result. Does DNA evidence fit this definition?