New York Firearms Case – Episode 227


Glenn Langenburg and Eric Ray review a recent court decision on firearms testimony. NY v Ross was a recent Frye case where the testimony of firearms examiners was restricted to only class characteristics. Was this a fair decision? Did the judge raise good points? How does this case relate to latent print testimony and latent print accuracy studies? Join us for an hour of fun talk as we dive deep into the nerdy intersection of science and law.

They also discuss at length the Ames Laboratory Blackbox study “A Study of False-Positive and False-Negative Error Rates in Cartridge Case Comparisons“.