Northern District of Alabama (Daubert jurisdiction)
- Motion to Exclude Testimony of Forensic Fingerprint Examiner – includes a comprehensive history of what scientific validation has and has not been completed for this field. Critiques the lack of uniform standards. Critiques analysis of small or distorted latent prints.
- Affidavit of Simon Cole – This expert in the field of fingerprint analysis describes the problems with the reliability of fingerprint evidence and the lack of uniform standards in the field.
- Rebuttal Affidavit of Simon Cole
- Reply to Opposition – Reply to Response in Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Exclude in Rudolph case