State Expert Witness’s Flawed Testimony Results in New Trial

Flawed testimony by a state expert witness led to a new trial for Julie Amero, the Norwich substitute teacher accused of surfing Internet porn in the classroom. New evidence contradicts information presented by the state’s computer expert witness. New London, CT, Superior Court Judge Hillary B. Strackbein said, “The jury may have relied, at least in part, on that false information.” She ordered a new trial “in the interest of justice.”

The defense claims Amero’s computer was inundated with adware-generated pop-up ads, contradicting the state’s contention the surfing was deliberate reports Norwich