As of December 14, 2010, there have been 261 exonerees according to The Innocence Project. 74 of the 261 cases are connected to defective or fraudulent forensic science. That is over 28%. Experts believe there are many more people serving time in prisons and even on death row based on fraudulent forensic evidence.
Attorney McShane discusses the effects of fraudulent forensic science in his blog post: The Innocence Project weighs in on forensic science mishaps and fraudulent science.
Please visit Attorney McShane’s blog to learn The Truth about Forensic Science