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The Maryland Supreme Court granted a new trial after deciding that a firearms examiner should not have been permitted to offer an unqualified opinion that the crime scene bullets were fired from the defendant’s gun. Specifically, the reports, studies, and testimony relied on by the examiner did not demonstrate that the firearms identification methodology employed …
The Maryland Supreme Court discusses studies completed after the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) report in 2016 which demonstrates the lack of repeatability of the method.