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Monthly Archives: November 2013
Forensics: The chilling connection between prosecutorial misconduct, wrongful convictions and the death penalty.
Just 2 percent of counties in America are responsible for more than half the nation’s executions, and those same counties have been responsible for a disproportionate share of high-profile prosecutorial misconduct and exonerations following wrongful convictions. In a report released … Continue reading
#Forensic Testimony: Science, Law and Expert Evidence: A Book Review
The latest review of this book is by Professor Jane Taylor, University of Newcastle, Ourimbah NSW 2011, New South Wales, Australia. The book is published by Elsevier/Academic Press and is available on Amazon.com. Forensic Testimony by C. Michael Bowers. This is a … Continue reading
#Forensics: Battling junk forensic bitemark opinions with DNA
The California Innocence Project takes on the challenges of junk forensics being brought into criminal cases. http://californiainnocenceproject.org/issues-we-face/dna-and-forensic-analysis
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Forensics : NY ADA in Bitemark Case, Melissa Mourges, an advocate for Bitemarks IDs, Gets a Free Lunch.
The NY ADA promoting the “science” of bitemark aided convictions has accepted an invitation. The AAFS and the US pro-bitemark posse, the ABFO, will underwrite her visit to the next annual meeting in 2014 in Seattle. You better get expenses … Continue reading
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