Just what IS ‘malicious prosecutorial misconduct? How about “criminally negligent?” Plus more on #Forensic #Science


Brooklyn 36-win 0-loss DA getting heat for a mega-list of alleged misconduct thats ugly but probably not “malicious” http://nydn.us/1mDXPLk

Here’s what “non malicious” prosecutors are all about. They are “negligent.” How about “criminally negligent?  See next.

“altho committing misconduct, the actions of the DAs amount to “negligent rather than malicious.”. http://www.davisvanguard.org/eye-on-the-courts-the-pernicious-specter-of-prosecutorial-misconduct/… via @DavisVanguard

A forensic first in the US! Both sides agree on allowing ballistics assessment in Aaron Hernandez murder case http://shar.es/1nsFeT via @sharethis

More on ‘Proper’ Forensic Science celebratory week. Look at the adjectives about ‘accurate’ and ‘reliable’ forensics.http://www.wbiw.com/state/archive/2014/08/gov-pence-issues-proclamation-declaring-aug-10-16-forensic-science-week.php…

Followup op-ed about the Miami-Dade crime lab’s “little” dust-up. http://smithforensic.blogspot.com/2014/08/broward-crime-lab-kelli-mcdonald-miami.html

The “dust-up” itself. The Start of CSI Effect week. Inside PR look at Miami-Dade’s forensic lab http://m.local10.com/news/inside-look-at-miamidades-forensic-lab/27383532 … Seems to be missing some info on their latest efforts to cleanup their act in certain units.

FedEx’s Drug ‘Conspiracy’: Justice targets another law-abiding business on dubious charges. http://on.wsj.com/1uDPLj5  via @WSJ

Forensics: See how the Sacramento Police Department’s CSI unit do their ‘crime scene’ thing. http://on.news10.net/1oqOUm5  via @news10_ca

Judge tosses murder/arson conviction because the science now “conceded to be little more than superstition” http://huff.to/1B65qfu

Australian forensic team likely to return to E. Ukraine when it is safe. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-08-12/mh17-investigation-continue-when-safe-abbott/5664028

Forensic investigators identify 23 MH17 crash victims using fingerprints and dental records – http://www.smh.com.au/world/forensic-investigators-identify-23-mh17-crash-victims-using-fingerprints-and-dental-records-20140809-1027c4.html… via @smh



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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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