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US judge urges skepticism on forensic evidence

Gertner says she’ll expect defense lawyers to challenge its validity

US District Court Judge Nancy Gertner (left) has urged defense lawyers and prosecutors not to assume that evidence presented in court is valid. US District Court Judge Nancy Gertner (left) has urged defense lawyers and prosecutors not to assume that evidence presented in court is valid.
By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / March 29, 2010

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“CSI’’ may make for gripping television, but US District Court Judge Nancy Gertner says forensic evidence isn’t everything it’s cracked up to be. (Full article: 868 words)

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