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Monthly Archives: December 2013
FORENSICS | 2013 Is record year for exonerations
Download annual report from…… http://www.innocencenetwork.org/resources/innocence-collateral/network-exoneration-reports/innocence-network-exoneration-report-2013/view
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FORENSICS | COSTS OF WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS. Man imprisoned for faulty bite-mark wins $1,500,000.
The hurt keeps coming onto “board certified” dentists continuing to be members of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and are also members of the AAFS “recognized” American Board of Forensic Odontology. Both of these forensic organizations refuse to investigate members … Continue reading
See the faces and families of 12 Californians factually but not legally innocent
After years of litigation and post conviction investigation, 12 cases now end up on the CA governor’s desk requesting pardons. The court system won’t let them go. http://wrongfulconvictionsblog.org/2013/12/23/innocence-march-returns-to-sacramento-to-ask-governor-brown-for-12-christmas-presents/
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DNA vs bite mark believers. Guess which wins?
Add another exoneration to the list of 24 exons and wrongful incarcerations involving AAFS/ABFO/FSAB forensically “certified” dental bite experts. Read the Innocence Project’s news release. Read the case list and details of DNA versus bite marks in US criminal courts. … Continue reading
Forensics. The occasionally strange Top 2013 moments in Forensic Science according to the NFSTC
One is “fingerprint science comes to the kitchen.” All are undeniably positive. ://www.nfhttpstc.org/top-10-forensic-science-stories-of-2013/ The NFSTC is a consortium of current and ex governmental employees and private parties that have a varied nexus with forensic science and law enforcement. Their affiliations … Continue reading
(CIP) California Innocence Project’s Accomplishments in 2013- DONATE!!
A Fight for Freedom in 2013 Dear CIP Supporters, With your donations and support, 2013 proved to be a very busy year at CIP… CIP client Uriah Courtney, who had served 8 years for a rape he did not … Continue reading
Forensic Science. Law Profs Michael Saks and Barry Scheck discuss strategies for the #criminal #defense bar.
“Forensic science is largely a faith-based discipline whose experts testify first and worry about verification later,” according to a leading U.S. law and social science scholar, Professor Michael Saks. “There’s a lack of data but an enormous amount of faith in … Continue reading
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