Just Evidence: The Limits of Science in the Legal Process

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 34 (2):328-341 (2006)
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Abstract

Both opponents and proponents of the death penalty express faith in science and in DNA evidence to justify their positions. This article examines the production of forensic evidence as a social activity and suggests that tendencies toward bias and error may not apply symmetrically in inculpation and exoneration contexts

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