Monthly Archives: January 2014

Tres Mal Errors with DNA Evidence

A story in the Denver Post begins with the disturbing news that

A malfunction in a DNA processing machine led to the scrambling of samples from 11 Denver police burglary cases, officials acknowledged Friday. It took more than two years for the department to discover the errors. As a result of the mix-up, prosecutors are dismissing burglary cases against four people, three of whom had already pleaded guilty.

(Continued on the FSSL blog … )