Hair Strand Testing: A Cautionary Tale Re: D 2024

Kira Pattenden looks at the Court’s approach to hair strand testing in the recent judgment of Re: D and the steps that advocates must take in all cases involving this common type of evidence. The Judgment focuses on the science of hair strand testing, its evidential value in context, its inherent reliability and its limitations.

You can find Kira’s report below:

Hair Strand Testing A cautionary tale – Kira Pattenden

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