Crime Labs Under Scrutiny From Coast To Coast

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http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/nation/6277303.htm Scandals, probes and new questions about old convictions are casting doubt on one of the foundations of the criminal-justice system - the crime lab, the Associated Press reports. Over the last year, laboratories at the FBI and in several states - Arizona, Florida and Texas among them - have come under new scrutiny, including criminal investigations, findings of mismanagement, and accusations of falsifying evidence. So far, only a few convictions have been overturned. Lab directors defend their work . . .

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