Professor of Journalism, Boston University
Douglas Starr is co-director of the Center for Science and Medical Journalism at Boston University. His latest book is The Killer of Little Shepherds (2010). See more at www.douglasstarr.com
The inheritance of crime
Eugenic ideas about criminal genes have been repudiated for decades, but a new biological approach to crime is emerging
Framed by forensics
Junky, out-of-date science fuels jury errors and tragic miscarriages of justice. How can we throw it out of court?
Childhood and adolescence
Police interrogation techniques are bogus and inaccurate