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Jennifer Mnookin Cited in Courthouse on Reliability of Forensic Evidence at 9th Circuit Conference

Dean Jennifer Mnookin was cited in Courtroom News for her contributions as an evidence scholar at the 9th Circuit Judicial Conference in San Francisco. The article discusses how forensic evidence is often an unreliable tool for determining the outcome of any given court case. "Faulty forensic science is the second most frequently found contributing cause [of DNA exonerations], second only to eyewitness identifications that turn out to be erroneous," said Mnookin.

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