Crime labber ‘scientist’ hides DNA specimens for years – Other news too

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This new case indicates a total failure of in-house management regarding what comes into and out of their police owned crime lab.

Abject proof that criminal prosecutors’ track record at responding to flawed and fraudulent forensic science is terrible. At times the appeals courts do get it right. Sometimes not.

FBI validates its 5 mixture testing of STRmix DNA. The focus of concerns about the police validating any thing forensic without independent review (NOT by the commercial companies) has been rather sketchy over the decades. This PR piece uses court admissibility of this system as some benchmark for scientific reliability of  the product. Here is a video from a scientist that co-developed STRmix which is commercially sold.

Orange County CA judge goes after its DAs office for prosecutorial misconduct – again. THe end result may be nil, as usual.

Go to FOX NEWS as the worst source of forensic case details.

South African digital forensics ‘kinda sucks.’ Mere opinion, of course.




About csidds

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