STORY: "In 1921 Australia, faulty forensics may have doomed an innocent man," published by True Crime on April 25, 2015.
GIST: Earlier this week, the ongoing FBI forensics scandal — in which it was determined that hundreds of convictions were handed down based on flawed hair analysis — made headlines. But this sort of thing is nothing new, as evidenced by a case that gripped Australia in 1921. The FBI and the Justice Department admitted that flawed forensic testimony over more than 20 years… Read more
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