FBI director anticipates independent review of anthrax investigation Joe Shaulis at 5:08 PM ET
[JURIST] FBI Director Robert Mueller [official profile] told the US House Judiciary Committee [official website] Tuesday that the federal government would commission an independent review of the FBI's use of scientific evidence in its investigation of the 2001 anthrax attacks [GWU backgrounder]. Mueller said during a hearing [materials] on FBI oversight that officials have been discussing such a review with the National Academy of Sciences [organization website], which would assemble a panel of experts. The review, which could begin within weeks, would be funded by the federal government. AP has more.
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