More Forensic Tomfoolery

This is huge! A N.J. murder case is reversed Over FBI bullet tests. As it turns out 'chaining' (the process by which the FBI tries to match bullets based on lead/trace metal content) is scientifically unsound.

The AP reports that "The decision is believed to be the first to overturn a conviction based on a challenge to the FBI analysis of the lead content of bullets since the National Academy of Sciences last year raised new questions about the technique the FBI has used for decades to match bullets to crimes."

Quick, think back over your cases...

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