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what is the significance and importance of the People v. Sutherland

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what is the significance and importance of the People v. Sutherland case as it relates to forensic science and the admissability of forensic evidence
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 6 years ago.
There are at least a dozen cases called P v Sutherland. Which state was this one in?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
illinois
Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 6 years ago.
There were at least 3 different opinions in that case but I believe the one you are interested in is posted at
http://www.state.il.us/court/opinions/supremecourt/2006/december/99047.pdf

The opinion starting on page 47, to page 66, and 72-72, discusses admission of evidence of boot and tire impressions, human hairs, dog hairs, DNA mtDNA, and fibers.

Can you please narrow down your question? Is there a specific category of evidence you are interested in?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
its just a general question.. why that case was so important with regard to forensic evidence
Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 6 years ago.
It is important because it discusses so many different types of evidence.
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Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 6 years ago.
Thank you for accepting my answer.