THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

SJC to hear arguments on banning fingerprint evidence

By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / September 5, 2005

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For more than a century, a fingerprint match has been considered nearly unimpeachable evidence in a criminal case. Trace a latent print at a crime scene to the fingertip of a suspect, goes the conventional wisdom, and you've got the bad guy. (Full article: 1250 words)

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