Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Jonathon Salvador: Crime lab debacles; "Bad Chemistry" graphic compares crime lab debacles in Massachussets, Colorado and Texas. Grits for Breakfast.

STORY: "Cool graphic from Bad Chemistry comparing crime lab scandals in Massachusetts, Colorado, and the DPS crime lab scandal in Houston involving Jonathon Salvador," published by Grits for Breakfast on June 30, 2003.

GIST:  "Nice comparison, and for the most part a good summary, though I'd have said nearly 5,000 tests and "at least" 700 convictions were compromised in Texas - it could be many more."

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