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Professor Jennifer Mnookin Discusses Unscientific Nature Behind Certain Forensic Evidence in PBS Frontline Interview
April 18, 2012— Professor Jennifer Mnookin discusses unwarranted confidence behind forensic fingerprint findings in an interview with PBS Frontline.
“Prior to Mayfield, there were some people in the fingerprint community who really were saying that something like Mayfield could never happen,” says Jennifer Mnookin. “And so part of the problem here really is about hubris or over-claiming. It’s about a field that didn’t seem to feel a need to recognize its limits.”
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