All too o‚en when facing a new shooting reconstruction, one faces not only a distinctly nonscientic audience in the courtroom but also a nonscientic “expert” who has produced, for one side or the other, a “reconstruction” that is lacking any semblance of a testable or a data-driven work product. Such e°orts are o‚en encapsulated in very short one-or two-paragraph reports. Sometimes there will be no report at all to conrm the elaborate storytelling delivered from the stand.