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Study on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Finds 'Conclusions Were Often Erroneous'

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The largest-ever black-box study on the accuracy of bloodstain pattern analysis (BPA), a widely used forensic technique, has found concerning error rates and disagreement among analysts. The study, published in the August 2021 volume of Forensic Science International, is the most rigorous attempt so far to measure the accuracy and...