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: ‘Those children could be my relatives’: Canada’s first Indigenous forensic pathologist on unmarked graves | Canada

Kona Williams says many unanswered questions remain about how to investigate remains found at the sites of residential schools
— Read on www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/jul/26/canada-indigenous-forensic-pathologist-unmarked-graves

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Forensics: Whoopi Goldberg, Danielle Deadwyler to appear in film about Emmett Till’s mother

Danielle Deadwyler has been tapped to portray Mamie Till-Mobley in a film about her fight for justice for her 14-year-old […] The post Whoopi Goldberg, Danielle Deadwyler to appear in film about Emmett Till’s mother appeared first on TheGrio.
— Read on news.yahoo.com/whoopi-goldberg-danielle-deadwyler-appear-165700877.html

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Forensics: Familial DNA and a suspect licking an envelope in 2018. Detective explains how DNA was obtained; week 1 of murder trial complete

The first week is complete in the double murder trial of Raymand Vannieuwenhoven. The 84-year-old man is accused of the brutal 1976 murders of two people at a Marinette County
— Read on www.ehextra.com/content/tncms/live/

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How Massive Companies Sidestepped Their Vows To Uphold Democracy

Major companies still pushing $$$ to Republican 2020 election deniers.

The Largest Online News Show in the World
— Read on tyt.com/

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Forensics: Intimidation and Defamation. A Black Woman Was Awarded $725,000 In a Lawsuit Against A Neo-Nazi Who Led a Harassment Campaign Against Her

This is the second case this week in which Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin has had to pay for launching a “troll storm” against someone.
— Read on www.newsweek.com/black-woman-awarded-725000-lawsuit-against-neo-nazi-who-led-harassment-campaign-against-her-1453614

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Forensics: Disinterment at Indian School cemetery concludes; one casket contained two sets of remains

Disinterment at Indian School cemetery concludes; one casket contained two sets of remains | The Sentinel: News | cumberlink.com
— Read on cumberlink.com/news/local/disinterment-at-indian-school-cemetery-concludes-one-casket-contained-two-sets-of-remains/article_a988610e-391b-573b-b8b7-2addaa83d72b.amp.html

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Forensics: Chicago should settle cases of wrongful convictions based on police torture

Time and time again the dollars paid in wrongful conviction cases, including Jon Burge cases, show that an early reasonable settlement would have saved the city millions of dollars.
— Read on chicago.suntimes.com/2021/7/21/22587031/chicago-settled-police-torture-wrongful-conviction-lori-lightfoot-robert-smith

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Forensics: On Jul 21, 1913: 35 Black People Burned to Death in Mississippi Prison Camp

On Jul 21, 1913: 35 Black People Burned to Death in Mississippi Prison Camp
— Read on calendar.eji.org/racial-injustice/jul/21

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Forensics: Lack of awareness, data hinders cases of missing and murdered Native American women, study finds

Lack of awareness, data hinders cases of missing and murdered Native American women, study finds
— Read on www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1235233

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Forensics: A story of botched forensics and malicious prosecution. Free Keith Davis Jr.

This is not uncommon. A DA hoping for a plea deal contining to recharge despite numerous failures.

This is the story of Keith Davis Jr. This story could be any one of our stories.
— Read on keithdavisjr.com/

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