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Comments to the American Society for Testing and Materials regarding proposed standard ASTM WK72597: New Standard Guide for the Microscopical Examination of Human Hair.
An article from Crime Laboratory Digest in 1986 reviewing fire investigation and the use of hair microscopy.
An article from the Journal of Forensic Science on the combining of the analytical methods of hair comparison and mitochondrial DNA sequencing.
An article from Significance magazine on the statistical errors and flawed testimony regarding hair microscopy.
A panel discussion in the Southwestern Journal of International Law with the honorable judges Gary Fees, Robert Bonner, Paul Hoffman, & Manny Medrano on the prosecutions following the kidnapping, torture, and murder of DEA Special Agent Enrique Camarena.
A second letter to the governors by Director Comey of the FBI regarding the audit of cases involving FBI hair examiner testimony.
A short document on what the science of microscopic hair examinations supports as agreed upon by the FBI, NACDL, and the Innocence Project.
Full Title: Memorandum of Potential Post-Conviction Arguments and Authority Based on Discredited Hair Microscopy Analysis.
A detailed document by the NACDL and Innocence project on the FBI hair microscopy case audit and its potential ramifications.
A letter from the Public Defender Service critiquing the acceptance of microscopic hair analysis and its response to the USAO rejection of a wider review of cases in which testimony of FBI examiners played a role in the conviction of individuals.
Full Title; FBI Testimony on Microscopic Hair Analysis Contained Errors in at least 90% of Cases in Ongoing Review: 26 of 28 FBI Analysts Provided Testimony or Reports with Errors
A news release from the NACDL on hair analysis reports and testimony errors by FBI analysts.
Full Title: Nation's Criminal Defense Bar Welcomes Forensics Initiatives Announced by Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates
A press release by the NACDL on Sally Q. Yates' statement on the FBI and the field of hair comparison analysis
An article by the NACDL on President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) issuing a report that calls for strengthening forensic science standards.
A memo on the transcipt of the testimony of Michael P. Malone.
Full Title: FBI Testimony on Microscopic Hair Analysis Contained Errors in at Least 90 Percent of Cases in Ongoing Review.
A report about how approximately 90% of hair comparison examiners' testimonies that were analyzed by the FBI contained erroneous statements.
A 1977 publication from the FBI illustrating a detailed guide on the use of microscopic hair comparison analysis techniques.