Forensics Canada: Bitemarkers run amok; Courts and DAs prefer case precedence over science.

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This is a 50 page UBC Law Review narrative on the inadequacies of courts to recognize junk “forensic” experts. Battling Canadian bitemarkers leave a trail of exaggerated claims and criminal case law that is blind to scientific principles.

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Forensics: Another BS bitemark “research”article about gender determination from skin injuries. Better than DNA?

Absolute junk

https://www.neliti.com/publications/412857/intercanine-distance-icd-measurement-using-metric-analysis-and-digital-imaging-i

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Forensics: AGs hate post-conviction testing. Justices reject state’s arguments in DNA dispute.

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court on Friday turned down an attempt by Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office to block DNA testing of evidence in a 1975 murder that sent
— Read on https://www.chronicleonline.com/news/local/justices-reject-state-s-arguments-in-dna-dispute/article_eb1ae077-9b47-5cdd-83c8-c1be34252376.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share

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Forensics: NamUS in the news. Missing Persons Alert For Young Woman Issued By Red Bank Police

Missing Persons Alert For Young Woman Issued By Red Bank Police – Red Bank-Shrewsbury, NJ – Alert says Katherine A. Arias,33, was last seen in Red Bank on June 21.
— Read on patch.com/new-jersey/redbank/missing-persons-alert-young-woman-issued-red-bank-police

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Forensics: Dirty cop and coerced witness. Kansas wrongful conviction lawsuit reaches $12.5M settlement. Taxpayers’s not the cops bear the cost.

A local government in Kansas has agreed to pay $12.5 million to a man and his mother after he spent 23 years in prison for a double murder he did not commit.
— Read on www.newsobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article263100808.html

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Forensics: Biased DNA analyst and incentivised witness. New forensic work assists in exoneration of innocent man

Hampikian’s forensic work assists in exoneration of innocent man – Boise State News
— Read on www.boisestate.edu/news/2022/06/30/hampikians-forensic-work-assists-in-exoneration-of-innocent-man/

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Forensics: Confessions of an ex-bitemarker. 30 minute podcast. Details of the classic forensic psuedo-science.

thisiscriminal.com/episode-191-the-sailors-teeth-6-24-2022/

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Forensics: 1700 kits analyzed results in Charges filed in 6 California cold cases after sexual assault kit backlog cleared

Orange County authorities have cleared a backlog of untested sexual assault kits going back decades and the results led to the filing of charges in six cold cases, the district attorney’s office announced Tuesday.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/charges-filed-6-california-cold-cases-sexual-assault-kit-backlog-clear-rcna35893

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Forensics: 1955 Warrant In Emmett Till Case Found, Family Seeks Arrest Of Woman

The arrest warrant for Carolyn Bryant Donham was discovered last week and Till’s family wants her to be charged nearly 70 years later.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/emmitt-till-arrest-warrant-carolyn-bryant-donham_n_62bcb7e5e4b0a21d84220f40

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Forensics: $$$ in covid claims. Medical Society Accuses Insurers of Using ‘Junk Science’ to Deny Covid Business Claims

Medical Society Accuses Insurers of Using ‘Junk Science’ to Deny Covid Business Claims
— Read on www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2022/06/27/673525.htm

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Forensics: Clueless Judge denies advanced DNA testing in West Memphis 3 case

Judge says since Echols is no longer in prison he has no privilege to argue his innocence. What “law” is that based on?

Judge denies advanced DNA testing in West Memphis 3 case – Talk Business & Politics
— Read on talkbusiness.net/2022/06/judge-denies-advanced-dna-testing-in-west-memphis-3-case/

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