Forensics: 1985 trial using junk bitemark evidence not a problem to another appellate court

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Yet another confirmation that the “rule of law” used in courts of review supersedes unspeakable injustice of failed expert testimony used to convict. This story indicates the prosecutors philosophy of “once convicted, always convicted” travels up-hill into the judiciary regardless of its known failures to understand bad “science” from “good science.”

http://www.tribtoday.com/news/local-news/2018/12/danny-lee-hill-appeal-for-new-trial-denied/

 

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