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DNA hard to challenge, but fingerprints may be attacked (access required)

DNA evidence may be tough to challenge, given the scientific rigor behind its development as a forensic tool. But that same rigor does not support other kinds of evidence taken for granted in today’s courtrooms. There is a dearth of peer-reviewed, published studies establishing scientific bases for the reliability of such widely accepted techniques as fingerprint and ...