Published Online: 1 April 1982
Page Count: 7
Criminalist, Forensic Science Associates, Emeryville, CA
Criminalist, Institute of Criminalistics, Vallejo, CA
(Received 2 April 1981; accepted 13 July 1981)
Critical review shows that probability estimates regarding human scalp and pubic hair individualization are in error owing to defects in experimental design. The inherent bias is evaluated to preclude improper use of these probability estimates in the future.
Paper ID: JFS11482J