While investigating the murder of an ex-con leads to the revelation that a man who was convicted of a crime ten years ago might be innocent. And it turns out that Van Buren was the lead investigator. They eventually learn that the tech,who said that the fingerprints were that of the suspect, has been deliberately claiming prints sent to her for identification, were positive when in fact they were inconclusive. Written by
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Based on the case of Joyce Gilchrist, an Oklahoma City forensic chemist who was found to have falsified forensic evidence in order to help prosecutors obtain convictions, sending dozens of innocent men and women to prison, and leading to the execution of at least one man who was later fully exonerated. See more
Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers states that "CSU found blood splatters on the television set...". It is "blood spatters", without an "l", for the noun form. However one would "splatter" blood (verb form) in an analysis to determine what type of force produced a blood spatter pattern. See more
References The Myth of Fingerprints