Daily Archives: April 17, 2011

State crime lab department questioned by locals on budget-cut plan

Anniston Star Alabama
Local and state criminal justice officials are questioning a claim made by the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences director that closing three satellite laboratories — including one at McClellan — will save money for the state entity.

Crime lab conditions may taint evidence

Hamilton County’s crime lab is so cramped and outdated it’s threatening the integrity of the criminal justice system in Southwest Ohio.

Britain’s forensic scientists are the best in the world: So why is their elite force being disbanded?

If the shoe fits – Britain’s world-leading forensic criminal scientists will rapidly know who to pin it on. Adam Luck reports on the extraordinary laboratories that convict the guilty and acquit the innocent… and asks why so many are soon to be shut down