Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order creating a task force to review the state of forensic science in Michigan and provide policy recommendations to the governor on improvements by December 31, 2021. The review includes methodology improvements, processes to address misconduct, and procedures to update stakeholders on developments in forensic science.
The task force will be co-chaired by Michigan State Police Director Col. Joseph Gasper and Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget McCormack and will include medical practitioners, legal professionals, government officials, academics, private sector experts, and representatives from the Michigan State Police, Michigan Supreme Court, and Attorney General’s office.
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