An appeal to reason

July 1991
New Scientist;7/6/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1776, p11
Comments on the failure of the Court of Appeal in Great Britain to criticize dubious forensic evidence when overturning the convictions of individuals accused of taking part in an Irish Republican Army (IRA) bombing campaign. Conviction of the Maguire Seven for operating a bomb factory in north London; Lack of evidence to support forensic scientists' claim of nitroglycerine manufacturing in the factory; Court of Appeal's upholding of the Maguire Seven's appeal against conviction.


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