LEAD LINE: Criminal courts must evolve with science. Now THAT’s gonna be tough. Most judges studied business. Judges do have “colleges” but all are short courses certainly not involving much of anything scientific. They should be called “law colleges.”
Flawed forensics and investigation lead to Conviction Integrity Units. The proof will be in their scope.
This FBI crime lab whistleblower has had to pay a high price. Ex-Marine, too.
Crime Law: Plea mill environment in TX allows untested crime evidence to be ignored.
Inspectors General Office recommends 2 changes to FDLE to prevent lab tampering. One stupid. Other good.
Los Angeles: Ex-sheriff’s deputies charged with planting evidence at pot dispensary
File cabinet takes center stage in wrongful conviction case
Louisiana House Committee Scheduled to Hear Bill to Repeal Self-Defense Law. NRA article.
Law prof on how the US Supreme Court and its 5-4 culture not helping cure wrongful convictions.
College President forensic body farm in town is premature and newspaper says “It’s time to put ‘body farm’ to rest”