Questioning the Reliability of Forensic Evidence in Criminal Trials

Saturday, February 18, 2017: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room 302 (Hynes Convention Center)
Jed Rakoff, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, New York, NY
Judges in criminal trials are required to act as gatekeepers, excluding dubious science from admission in the trial. The judge will give an overview of the status of forensic evicence.