Good forensic science. Bad forensic science. Dangerous forensic science. Plus other stuff.

Today’s New York Times exclusive on the failure of bitemark identification resurging in a MS death penalty case.

“Startling gap between “CSI” and certain  science.” PBS Nova program.

KY: Prosecutor’s office focus of criticism from defendant. ADA lied to judge about existence of 911 call. 

“Prosecutors have an obligation to get to the truth, not merely win convictions.” – Barry Scheck  via @

 She has written a popular med path book. It’s for sale on Amazon. “Working Stiff.” Hypoxic brain injury is not a cause of death. What is it due to? OD, acidosis from battery ingestion? What?!

“Body Farm” Forensic team helps with Bobo investigation. Mentions the great Bill Bass legacy to anthropology.

A look into the arena of Forensic Science chaos and inconsistencies. 

Two More Florida Police Outed As KKK Members

Time For Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws To Meet The Same Fate As Jim Crow  via @Forbes

Forensic anthropology and archaeology in the news…and some strange stuff 

DNA links to serial killer. “Locked Up For 30 Years, Innocent Woman Goes For Comfort Food” 

They were afraid of billabong weaponry. Australian police in riot gear removing Aboriginal children at ‘gunpoint’ 

Forensics : Fingerpints : The ease of lifting prints to bypass biometric protections. 

About csidds

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