Michael Spence

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Michael Spence, PhD, is a molecular biologist and specialist in forensic biology, DNA analysis, consultation, and trial planning. He is the founder of Spence Forensic Resources in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Dr. Spence was the trial consultant and expert witness for the defense in this case.

Stories from Michael Spence

‘If DNA, Then Guilty’: Strategies for Overcoming Juror Assumptions About DNA Evidence in Criminal Trials
Sunday, April 12th, 2015


Through media and popular culture sources, prospective trial jurors gain some information about forensic evidence.1 To use an adage, they a