Medical Examiner muckup deepens in Montana regarding infant deaths and SBS opinions

Good example of the SLOW and weak attempts to manage research unsupported physician opinions of infant deaths. Full article.  This is analogous to a previous post asking questions about ER docs and questionable and potentially unethical child abuse investigations.

A very lawyerly opinion from the Maine Supremes about how DNA under a victim’s fingernails could be “contamination from a ‘primitive’ autopsy’ suite. Obviously they studied hard as biology students in college. Fingernail DNA is only good for the prosecution. Full article.

Details for those of you who might want to be a US coroner. This guy has some great quals compared to the norm which has a threshold prerequisite of a high school diploma and ability to speak English.

Police agencies flood state crime lab with ‘rape kits’ in GA.

“Waiting for answers.” Questions about ‘regional’ or “mini” crime labs being able to handle high volume of rape kits in NC.

US Armed Forces assault and rape victim training gives good advice about court room testimony for investigators. 





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