The issue in this case isn’t that the analyst “failed to identify a fingerprint”. The issue is that the government failed to disclose this information which goes to show the reliability of the analyst in the case.
To be clear, failure to identify a print isn’t the same thing as making a false-positive match, like the FBI did
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A recent Houston Chronicle editorial blasts the Houston Crime Laboratory. The article starts off by stating:
On television, on the police drama CSI (for Crime Scene Investigation), the brilliant, dedicated completely professional staff of the Las Vegas Police Department solves every crime that comes into its hands through flawless forensic science and with ironclad integrity each
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We’ll have to keep on eye on this case. The Alaska Daily News article indicates a latent print examiner from the Anchorage Police Department who has their own consulting business has perjured themselves regarding their background, training and experience.
On Aug. 24, Halterman gave sworn testimony by phone on a pending case from Iowa in
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