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Friday, January 13, 2006

Mass: Fingerprint Technique Flunk Daubert

The court did not strike down fingerprint idetification per se.  But a technique of looking at a series of otherwise unidentifiable partials, based on the theory that they were left at the same time by the fingers of one person's hand.  Story here; case here. [Jack Chin--Thanks to Myrna Raeder]

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