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Articles by Ryan Gabrielson

The FBI Says Its Photo Analysis Is Scientific Evidence. Scientists Disagree.

The bureau’s image unit has linked defendants to crime photographs for decades using unproven techniques and baseless statistics. Studies have begun to raise doubts about the unit’s methods.

by Ryan Gabrielson, ProPublica

At the FBI Laboratory in Quantico, Virginia, a team of about a half-dozen technicians analyzes pictures down to ...

Suspect Evidence Informed a Momentous Supreme Court Decision on Criminal Sentencing

by Ryan Gabrielson, ProPublica  <script type="text/javascript" src="" async="true"></script>

More than 30 years ago, Congress identified what it said was a grave threat to the American promise of equal justice for all: Federal judges were giving wildly different punishments to defendants who had committed the same crimes.

The worries ...


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