“ Forensics are not raised in the laboratory, research environment. Forensics emerge from crime scenes. They’re usually ad hoc experiments that are done to solve a crime. ”
Chris Fabricant is the Joseph Flom Special Counsel and Director of Strategic Litigation at the Innocence Project. The Innocence Project works to exonerate the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reform the criminal justice system to prevent future injustices. As head of the Strategic Litigation team, he supervises attorneys to develop and execute national litigation and public policy strategies to address the leading causes of wrongful conviction, including eyewitness misidentification, the misapplication of forensic sciences and false confessions. He has served as a clinical law professor, trial attorney, and appellate counsel. He has authored a number of articles, published in Fordham Law Review and New York University Law Review & Social Change, among others, and frequently speaks on criminal and social justice topics.