The phrase “false testimony” is not accurate in describing an inadvertent error in judgment. I doubt any Forensic Odontologist would ever, ever admit to purposeful lack of scientific judgement. Remember semantics differ in the legal world. But, once proved wrong, quit!
Within the following excellent article are examples of how forensic experts can mislead juries by using, either intentionally or by simple error, incorrect statements “couched” as ‘science.’ I would add that there are examples where experts address the courts and juries with pure fabricated falsehoods. These people sound legit, many times self-cite their own “work” or “work” from a single source and hide from their audiences any semblance of honest academic and research. Readers can expect, in the near future, an expose on this specific topic via use of court transcripts of a criminal case. You will read the absolute truth of what happens in courts when a forensic ‘science’ takes root in the legal system using decades of non-science assumptions and now objects to criticisms of their failures, technical obsolescence and scrutiny of their ‘work.’
In the meantime, here is the opening paragraph of an excellent piece about false forensic science…
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