The defendant appealed against his conviction based on expert facial mapping evidence.
Held: Such evidence might stand on its own, and had been properly left before the jury.
Rose LJ VP
 EWCA Crim 212
England and Wales
Cited – Atkins and Another v Regina CACD 2-Oct-2009
The court considered the use in evidence of facial photograph comparison techniques. The expert had given an opinion that the comparison gave support to a conclusion that the photograph in issue was of the defendant, but there was no database . .
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