Monthly Archives: October 2015

Its time for CA to stand up to junk forensic science in its courts #XONR8

Justin Brooks ‏ JerryBrownGov  AG Kamala Harris A former prosecutor Judge found Bill Richards innocent 6 years ago! FreeTheCA12  XONR8 http://californiainnocenceproject.org/read-their-stories/william-richards/  

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Unreasonable minds in Forensics : Taking on the deniers of scientific justice.

This is an addition to yesterday’s CSIDDS post…… This new post [ taken from David Averill’s 2012 publication “A response to a critic of the bitemark critics.” ] takes you to the source of the Bitemarker Nation. Be ready to … Continue reading

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Bitemarker now claims to be “technical” expert to avoid courtroom scrutiny. 

The ABFO bitemark mouthpiece of legal wisdom lays a new egg within this WaPo article continuing news about the 26th exoneration from junk dental testimony. He espouses a strange brew of bitemark admissibility that leaves judges out of the role … Continue reading

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Dallas man released at exoneration hearing

The judge baked a pumpkin pie before vacating his 25 year old conviction and incarceration. The dentist responsible says his “science” has changed.  There never was any science.  http://crimeblog.dallasnews.com/2015/10/dallas-county-man-freed-after-serving-25-years-for-murder-over-faulty-science-of-bite-marks.html/

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Another bitemarker admits his 1989 “1 to a million” ID opinion was junk. 

Originally posted on FORENSICS and LAW in FOCUS @ CSIDDS | News and Trends:
Bite analysis cited in bid to free man in Dallas killings This exoneration litigation has a hearing today [Monday October 12, 2015] in Dallas. This makes the second bitemark…

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Another bitemarker admits his 1989 “1 to a million” ID opinion was junk. 

Bite analysis cited in bid to free man in Dallas killings This exoneration litigation has a hearing today [Monday October 12, 2015] in Dallas. This makes the second bitemark dentist in two weeks to recant his own testimony. This new dentist, … Continue reading

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Georgia Chief ME steps down over double-dipping during state employment and strange testimony

This is really a messed up deal in Georgia. 60 yo forensic pathologist quits while under investigation. ================================= And this is what happens when non science police-derived “forensic methods” are really junk. “5 Investigates: Review of old forensic hair cases begins.” (Boston). “CPCS … Continue reading

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Forensics : The endgame for bitemark inclusions. A simple test using live subjects. 

Originally posted on FORENSICS and LAW in FOCUS @ CSIDDS | News and Trends:
New study confirms that bitemarks on skin are highly distorted – up to 50% !! Someone needs to tell the Texas Forensic Science Commission about this. http://www.forensicdentistryonline.org/effects-of-skin-elasticity-on-bite-mark-distortion/

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Northern California Innocence Project Client Larry Pohlschneider Exonerated

Originally posted on Wrongful Convictions Blog:
Earlier this week Sandee Magliozzi, Executive Director of the Northern California Innocence Project, sent out the following notification detailing a recent victory for NCIP… Dear Friends, We wanted to share some great news with you:…

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Forensics : The endgame for bitemark inclusions. A simple test using live subjects. 

New study confirms that bitemarks on skin are highly distorted – up to 50% !! Someone needs to tell the Texas Forensic Science Commission about this. http://www.forensicdentistryonline.org/effects-of-skin-elasticity-on-bite-mark-distortion/

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