Annie Dookhan, the Fukushima of Forensics, has been covered here before:
- Yet another crime lab scandal — the real question is how many failures until they get caught and when is enough enough?
- The poster child for everything that is wrong in forensic science: Annie Dookhan
- The Fukushima of Forensics: Annie Dookhan
- What to do with 60,000 cases involving Annie Dookhan?
- More on Annie Dookhan: Three cheers to the Boston Globe
- Why Confrontation of the Particular Witness must be mandatory: Annie Dookhan
- The catalyst for change: The Annie Dookhan episode
- Annie Dookhan and more revelations
Like spokes on a wheel, this disaster will continue to spread….
Apparently for years even before Annie Dookhan worked in the lab, the bench areas in the laboratory were artifically divided up by this:
That’s right. Technicians and “scientists” set up faux cubicles of a sort. All of this done in a crime laboratory???
Why do you have to hang up brown construction paper up to prevent others from seeing what you do in the laboratory?
Here are some direct source materials (reprinted from Camen Drahl and CE&N magazine who assembled this list)
- Police Report on Dookhan investigation (Source: Boston Globe)
- Dookhan résumé (Source: Boston Globe)
- Partial transcript of 2009 testimony given by Dookhan (Source: WBUR Boston)
- Attorney General Martha Coakley statement
- Gov. Deval Patrick announces closure of William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute
- Gov. Deval Patrick announces Attorney David Meier is to oversee review of criminal cases impacted by drug lab investigation
- Resignation of Public Health Commissioner John Auerbach