Dean Mnookin Cited by Deutsche Welle on Fingerprint Forensics, False Positives, and New Technologies

September 1, 2016 -- Dean Jennifer L. Mnookin was quoted in Deutsche Welle article discussing the history of fingerprint forensics and why, despite the introduction of newer technologies such as DNA testing and other biometrics, fingerprinting evidence is likely to remain a significant component to criminal investigations.

"Some of these other technologies," says Dean Mnookin, "human gene editing or biochips - they may eventually change our idea of the human self in meaningful ways, but fingerprint evidence is about something much more mundane, [and it is] likely to remain important: was this body, this finger, this person present at the scene of the crime?"

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