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Cases in which fingerprint evidence misled juries and judges

September 5, 2005

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Simon Cole, a professor of criminology at the University of California, Irvine, and critic of fingerprint analysis, recently identified 20 known cases of fingerprint misidentifications in the United States and United Kingdom dating back to 1918, some of which resulted in wrongful convictions. Among the most recent: (Full article: 495 words)

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