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Arson is an offence which falls under the Criminal Damage Act 1971 in England and Wales, and the Criminal Damage (Northern Ireland Order) 1977. Scotland uses the similar charge of wilful fire-raising, contrary to Common Law.
The ‘Code of Practice for Investigators of Fire and Explosions for the Criminal Justice System in the UK’ (https://www.ife.org.uk/write/MediaUploads/Documents/Fire_Inve
Simon Bunter's article entitled "Cognitive Bias in Fingerprint Evidence: does the alleged 'matching' ridge detail even exist?" has been published in the Winter 2019/Spring 2020 edition of The Writ.
In the world of medicine, a good physician will generally use initial test results as a starting point for diagnosis.