n South African Law Journal - Justice Denied - The Role of Forensic Science in the Miscarriage of Justice, David Klatzow : book notice

Volume 132, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0258-2503
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2177



Dr David Klatzow has been in practice as a forensic scientist for some thirty years. Having established the first private forensic laboratory in South Africa in 1984, he now runs an independent forensic consultancy in Cape Town. His expert evidence has featured in many of South Africa's high profile criminal and civil trials, in both the pre- and post-democracy eras. A specialist in the field of pyroforensics and an authority on blood alcohol, he has been a fearless critic of unscientific approaches to forensic investigation.

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