Its been 11 years since this article was published. Its about the DNA vs bitemark case AZ v. Tankersley. The defendant is still in prison. The “bitemark matchers” were ABFO members Raymond Rawson (Ray Krone’s exoneration story is at the bottom of this blog) and Skip Sperber who played a major role in putting Bill Richards in prison .
This is the 2005 appellate court decision keeping Tankersley in prison.
It also has been eleven years since the ChiTrib wrote numerous articles (see below) on the subject of junk forensic science and these “bite mark matchers” who are now promoting……….
More info. In 2004, the veteran journalists of the Chicago Tribune, Pulitzer price winner Maurice Possley, Steve Mills, and Flynn McRoberts, wrote a multi-part series titled “Forensics Under the Microscope. It details issues of forensic incompetence and amateur validation that ruined lives then and which continues to exist today. Forensics Under the Microscope.
A variation of the ABFO logo made by the supporters of Ray Krone wrongfully convicted via the aid of a couple members of this “elite group” of forensic dentists.