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American Sherlock

We live in an era that’s awash in crime case forensic evidence. That was hardly the case a century ago, as Kate Winkler Dawson describes in American Sherlock.

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Review of ‘American Sherlock’

We live in an era that feels awash in crime case forensic evidence. Every day, news comes of DNA tests that have exonerated long-imprisoned innocents or nabbed villains in cold cases. An entire generation has grown up watching the CSI franchise on television, and jurors tend to expect some Gil Grissom-like savant to testify, even…

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