Monthly Archives: November 2020

Forensics: A Cluster-Randomized Trial of Hydroxychloroquine for Prevention of Covid-19 | NEJM

HCQ is a myth. This study was crowdfunded! Happy 🦃 day. Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — A Cluster-Randomized Trial of Hydroxychloroquine for Prevention of Covid-19 — Read on http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2021801

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Forensics: Claims about Egyptian mummy technique: New X-ray technique reveals clues about ancient 1,900-year-old mummy

Jeez. The Getty has a “red shroud” mummy collection. They have been doing this for years. I consulted for one. “Herakleides” was a handsome 20yo. See him Herakleides Egyptian mummy: New X-ray technique reveals clues about ancient 1,900-year-old mummy – … Continue reading

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Forensics: The result of bs bitemark opinions. Man execution 15 years on death row for killing daughter is scheduled.

I know this case. There were 3 suspects. All had adult teeth which were incredibly similar. A Texas ABFO dentist claimed he could differentiate the defendant Bourgeois from the other 2. The skin patterns were distorted and wildly Photoshopped. The … Continue reading

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Forensics: Claiming prosecutorial misconduct, Trump tells allies he plans to pardon Michael Flynn: report

Here’s a guy files false election lawsuits saying he knows the law. Absurd. President Trump has told close allies he plans to pardon his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, — Read on thehill.com/policy/national-security/527481-trump-tells-allies-he-plans-to-pardon-michael-flynn-report

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Forensics: Colombia: New Evidence Prisoners Were Intentionally Shot | Human Rights Watch

Police brutality in Columbia. A new report by international forensic experts commissioned by Human Rights Watch points to the intentional killing of detainees during a prison riot in March 2020 in Colombia. — Read on http://www.hrw.org/news/2020/11/24/colombia-new-evidence-prisoners-were-intentionally-shot

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Forensics: Former NOPD crime lab employee airs concerns over safety, procedures

Then they force him to take a drug test. A defense attorney tells WDSU the drug lab’s lack of accreditation could impact court cases. — Read on http://www.wdsu.com/article/wdsu-investigates-former-nopd-crime-lab-employee-airs-concerns-over-safety-procedures/34774281

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Forensics: Female inmates sterilized in California prisons without approval

This is beyond awful. Female inmates sterilized in California prisons without approval | Reveal — Read on revealnews.org/article/female-inmates-sterilized-in-california-prisons-without-approval/amp/

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Forensics: Legal buffoonery: Trump legal team members like Rudy Giuliani could face sanctions.

They have lost 30-2. The 2 were only partial wins. The smarter Big Law lawyers quit weeks ago. Malicious litigation has its penalties. Trump legal team members like Rudy Giuliani could face sanctions. — Read on http://www.google.com/amp/s/slate.com/news-and-politics/2020/11/trump-legal-team-rudy-giuliani-state-bar-sanctions.amp

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Forensics: The Confrontation Clause: Can the Sixth Amendment Protect Defendants from Junk Science?

A defendant appeals claiming his right to cross-examine a prosecution’s DNA expert was denied at trial. Amazing how simple this sounds in theory. DAs, however, often get around defendants’ Constitutional protections. Then the judge won’t pay for a defense expert … Continue reading

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Forensics: Pandemic News: Trump supporter who exhaled over women during protests is charged with assault

70 million voted for the pool tube character. (Have to look at the vid). Raymond Deskins charged after breathing forcefully over two women during altercation outside Trump golf club in Virginia — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/nov/23/trump-supporter-who-exhaled-over-women-during-protests-is-charged-with-assault

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