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WHAT IS WRITTEN ABOUT: James Shellow

 

John Kelly writes
“Beginning in 1972,” according to the Journal of Criminal Defense, “Bob Shapiro and James Shellow... made the ‘chemical defense’ famous... By insisting that forensic chemists conduct accurate and comprehensive analyses, Messrs. Shapiro and Shellow have wrought a revolution in forensic chemistry. The federal government and the states have had to free people on the basis of evidence that just a few years ago would have been sufficient grounds for conviction. Drug enforcement laboratories have had to go back to school to study chemistry. Defense lawyers have had to learn what the ‘chemical defense’ is and how to use it. In short, every courthouse in America, advertently or inadvertently, has been affected by the ‘chemical defense’”

False Positives Equal False Justice

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