Houston: New Rules To Cut Medical Examiner Work

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http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/printstory.hts/metropolitan/2136599 The Harris County medical examiner's office in Houston, which handled nearly 4,000 autopsies for 15 counties last year, may be forced to cut services sharply under a new state law that was prompted by Houston's crime laboratory problems, the Houston Chronicle reports. The law requires almost every entity that performs forensic analyses to earn accreditation from a national organization. Some in forensic fields that have nothing to do with DNA are asking why . . .

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