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SJC bars a type of prints at trial

Ruling a setback for forensic tool

By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / December 28, 2005

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In a rare setback for fingerprint evidence, the state's highest court yesterday barred prosecutors from presenting evidence that prints found on the vehicle of a slain Boston police detective came from a suspect who allegedly touched a window with several fingertips at once. (Full article: 914 words)

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