PBS’s Recent Segment on SBS (Shaken Baby Syndrome)

Let’s see if any US or UK appellate courts pay attention to this PBS review of a mythological ‘forensic science.’ Its doubtful any judge wants to weigh in as to what is ‘junk’ versus substantiated expert testimony. Its neither in their culture or their training to do so.

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A Disputed Diagnosis that Sends Parents to Prison for Abuse.

Last evening (3/23/15), PBS aired a segment that takes a critical look at the diagnosis of Shaken Baby Syndrome. The story features Kate Judson, who is the Innocence Network SBS Litigation Fellow, and who has been doing phenomenal work in not only helping those wrongfully convicted of SBS, but also in trying to bring the medical and legal communities together to achieve a true scientific understanding of the causes and symptoms.

See the 10 minute video here.

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