CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 07, 1994
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Miami: Diana Gonzalez) The issue of the reliability of statistics in DNA testing examined; examples of Florida's use of DNA testing in criminal cases reported. [Public defender Peter FERERRO - comments re: DNA statistics.] The conviction of serial killer Timothy Spencer based on DNA evidence noted. [DNA expert Bill SHIELDS - comments re: testing standards.] [Assistant state attorney Lisa BERLOW-LEHNER - comments with regard to ethnic breakdown of DNA statistics.] The possible impact of an anticipated court ruling in Dade County, Florida, on the upcoming O.J. Simpson murder trial noted.
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