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<p>An article posted Feb. 18 by, an investigative journalism Web site, included remarks from Professor <a href="">Mich… Saks</a>, of the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, about a new federal report that called the nation's forensic science system &quot;badly fragmented.&quot;</p><separator></separator><p>In the article, &quot;Government-Funded Study Calls for Overhaul of Nation's Crime Labs,&quot; reporter Ben Protess wrote that the public has a flawed perception of forensic science and its reliability. His report detailed findings of a new report by a National Academy of Sciences committee, which will be the subject of an international conference at the College of Law on April 3-4.</p><separator></separator><p>&quot;The public has this image, just looking at CSI, that forensic science is perfect,&quot; Saks said. &quot;It's just a TV show.&quot;</p><separator></separator><p>Protess also quoted experts, including federal Judge Harry T. Edwards, a co-chairman of the Academy's forensic science committee, and Peter Neufeld, co-director of the Innocence Project, who will participate in the conference, &quot;Forensic Science for the 21st Century: The National Academy of Sciences Report and Beyond.&quot;</p><separator></separator><p>To read the full story, click <a href="… lang="EN">Janie Magruder, <a href=""></a><br />(480) 727-9052 <br />Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law</span></p>