Thompson cited in "New Scientist"

February 2012

William Thompson, Professor of Criminology, Law, and Society and Psychology and Social Behavior, along with more than three-quarters of UK forensic scientists that responded to a New Scientist survey believe that the closure of the UK's Forensic Science Service (FSS) next month will lead to an increase in miscarriages of justice."At a time when the deficiencies in forensic science are increasingly apparent, to lose one of the major research institutes is not just a loss for Britain, it's a loss for the entire world," says Thompson.

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