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Flawed Forensics: Conviction Overturned After Flawed Hair Analysis
Flawed Forensics

Conviction Overturned After Flawed Hair Analysis

Man served 27 years, one of 13 cases in state where DNA proved hair forensics flawed.

Flawed Forensics: State Won’t Review Flawed FBI Hair, Fiber Cases
Flawed Forensics

State Won’t Review Flawed FBI Hair, Fiber Cases

FBI has admitted flawed analysis, several states have launched review of these cases.

Flawed Hair Analysis Wrongly Imprisons Many

Flawed Hair Analysis Wrongly Imprisons Many

WCIJ finds nine cases in Wisconsin, among hundreds nationally.

After 27 Years, Judge Overturns Rape Conviction

After 27 Years, Judge Overturns Rape Conviction

Case is the latest in which flawed hair analysis by the FBI led to a wrongful conviction

Flawed Hair Evidence Convicts the Innocent

Flawed Hair Evidence Convicts the Innocent

FBI admits errors in 90 percent of hair and fiber cases, including 13 in Wisconsin.