Partner Don Thompson comments on forensics expert Jerry Grant, whose testimony was used to try and secure new trial for Adnan Syed.

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Firm News

“In February, defense attorneys used the testimony of Rochester-based computer forensics expert Gerald “Jerry” Grant Jr. to try to secure a new trial for Adnan Syed, the man imprisoned for murder and the focus of the phenomenally popular podcast Serial.

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‘He’s completely self-taught and he has a work ethic like nobody else,’ said local defense lawyer Donald Thompson, whose firm, Easton Thompson Kasperek Shiffrin LLP, often uses Grant. ‘He is like one of the handful —  and not even a full handful — of the best forensics experts in the country.’ ”

 

Read the Democrat and Chronicle article here.

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