The FBI finally admitted that for over two decades it gave flawed hair sample testimony. Of the hundreds of cases where the false testimonies were used, they were 95% in favour of the prosecution.
There are still 1200 cases that haven’t even been investigated yet, and in over 50% of those cases still lingering the police or prosecutions has yet to respond to requests for information.
Yes, you are reading that chart below correctly when it says that 32 defendants in these flawed evidence trials were sentenced to death!
Senator Richard Blumenthal wrapped up his thoughts with this succinct view on this news.
These findings are appalling and chilling in their indictment of our criminal justice system, not only for potentially innocent defendants who have been wrongly imprisoned and even executed, but for prosecutors who have relied on fabricated and false evidence despite their intentions to faithfully enforce the law.