45 min

Jay Learns that Forensic Science Isn't Very Scientific The Untold Story: Criminal Injustice

    • Society & Culture

Host Jay Ellis is a fan of crime scene investigation TV shows - he’s even acted inthem! But in this episode, he learns that all the fancy forensic science the heroesof those shows use to solve crimes are not as good as they seem on TV. Jay speaksto experts about how forensic practices were developed and why they aren’t thereliable science they seem to be. He takes listeners on a field trip to the oneforensic lab in the country that’s getting it right and speaks with a woman whospent 13 years in prison for a crime she didn’t commit because of bad forensicevidence used against her at trial.
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Host Jay Ellis is a fan of crime scene investigation TV shows - he’s even acted inthem! But in this episode, he learns that all the fancy forensic science the heroesof those shows use to solve crimes are not as good as they seem on TV. Jay speaksto experts about how forensic practices were developed and why they aren’t thereliable science they seem to be. He takes listeners on a field trip to the oneforensic lab in the country that’s getting it right and speaks with a woman whospent 13 years in prison for a crime she didn’t commit because of bad forensicevidence used against her at trial.
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

45 min

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