Forensic Statistical Tool Source Code
ProPublica obtained the source code for New York City's Forensic Statistical Tool (FST), developed by employees of the city's medical examiner's office to help analyze complex DNA evidence from crime scenes.
For more info, and for links to newly unredacted expert affidavits analyzing this program, please read our story about this source code release.
For more background on FST, read our earlier coverage:
- Thousands of Criminal Cases in New York Relied on Disputed DNA Testing Techniques, September 4, 2017.
- ProPublica Seeks Source Code for New York City’s Disputed DNA Software, September 25, 2017.